Outcomes for graduates, plus supplementary guidance
Medical students are tomorrow’s doctors. To meet the standards of Good medical practice, graduates must make the care of patients their first concern. Outcomes for graduates sets out the knowledge, skills and behaviours that new UK medical graduates must be able to show.
Medical students must apply their knowledge and skills in a competent and ethical manner. And they must use their ability to provide leadership and to analyse complex and uncertain situations. Supplemented by Practical skills and procedures, Outcomes for graduates sets out the knowledge, skills and behaviours that new UK medical graduates must be able to show.
Outcomes for graduates: Practical skills and procedures
Setting out the skills, procedures and levels of competence newly qualified doctors must have, so they can practise safely when they start work.
Supplementary guidance for medical schools
We have created extra guidance for medical schools, with advice on how to put the requirements of Outcomes for graduates into practice.
- Applying professional standards
- Understanding the law
- Further reading
- Mapping to the previous Outcomes
Looking for the previous edition?
Outcomes for graduates (Tomorrow’s Doctors) was replaced in 2018 by the Outcomes above. If you need to access the older content, you can find this below. We have also created a mapping tool to help you update to the latest Outcomes.
Outcomes for graduates (Tomorrow’s Doctors) (pdf)
Superseded in 2018 by Outcomes for graduates.
Supplementary guidance for Outcomes for graduates (Tomorrow's doctors) (pdf)
Superseded in 2018 by Outcomes for graduates: Supplementary guidance for medical schools.