Professional standards

In this section you’ll find the advice we give to doctors on professional standards and medical ethics. In 'professional standards for doctors' we set out the professional values, knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of all doctors working in the UK. In the ‘ethical hub’ there are resources covering the ethical issues doctors often ask us about. Our learning materials section has all our case studies, decision tools, flowcharts and videos.

Professional standards for doctors

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Good medical practice 2024

We’ve published an updated version of Good medical practice, the professional standards for all doctors in the UK. It’s important to familiarise yourself with the updated standards before they come into effect.

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Ethical hub

Find information and resources on ethical topics.

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