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The national training survey has now closed

The national training survey has now closed. We will be releasing the results later in the year. You can find how we use your results to help develop safe, supportive and diverse workplaces on our blog.


We set the standards for providers of medical education and training, and we regularly check to make sure those standards are met. Here you'll find the standards, guidance and curricula we publish along with supporting materials. 

The national training survey is now closed
We’re now analysing the responses from the 2020 survey and we’ll publish the key findings as part of The state of medical education and practice report later this year. We’ll also provide more granular breakdowns for each question. We’ll use the results to work with postgraduate deans, royal colleges and employers to tackle concerns, share good practice and help to develop supportive and inclusive training environments.

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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.

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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.

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Reports and reviews

We collect annual reports from medical schools and postgraduate bodies. We also collect data from visits, surveys and other sources. We use this to identify trends, concerns and examples of good practice.

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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.