We work to make sure that education and training outcomes prepare doctors to deliver good, safe patient care across the UK. We approve their undergraduate and postgraduate training and the assessments they must pass. 

How to become a doctor

From education and work experience to funding and support, find out what's involved in becoming a practising UK doctor.

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Our standards, guidance and curricula

We set the standards and outcomes for medical education and training in the UK. We regulate all stages of doctors' training and professional development.

Standards, guidance and curricula

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How we quality assure

We're responsible for assuring the quality of education and training, identifying areas of good practice as well as where our standards are not being met.

How we quality assure medical education and training

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