What happens to your answers?

It’s important to take part in the survey because the results are used to support your training in lots of ways.

For example, your answers help:

  • your dean to identify local concerns and examples of good practice
  • your college and faculty to review curricula and how specialties are taught
  • your employer and health service to improve how your training is delivered and doctors are supported
  • your trainers and other doctors check how their departments, hospitals or GP practices are doing
  • regulators and quality improvement bodies to resolve patient safety issues
  • government to develop health and workforce policy
  • us - the GMC - to quality assure your medical education and training, and identify trends that enable us to speak up about system pressures.

What happens if you raise a concern about patient safety or bullying and undermining?

Your deanery/HEE local team will investigate all comments raised. We share your comment as well as your training site, training level and post specialty. Your deanery/HEE local team will investigate the comment with your local education provider and report back to us.

For more information on how deaneries/HEE local teams report on these comments see briefing note 4 on our documents page.