Information for UK medical schools

As a medical school administrator or designated representative of a local foundation school, your role may include some of the tasks below:

  • manage data for final year medical students
  • organise ID check events
  • submit graduation lists
  • manage completion dates for F1 doctors
  • submit certificates of experience.

We have a number of guidance documents and procedures to help you understand your role and the processes we follow.

Our guidance

Final year medical students

The GMC manual for registering UK medical students
This guidance for medical school administration gives details on exchanging student data, preparing for ID check events and the application process for students.

GMC Connect user guide for administering medical students.
This guide explains how to manage your list of students through GMC Connect how to make changes to your student records and how to manage your list of students through GMC Connect, how to make changes to your student records and how to submit graduation lists.

Memorandum of understanding with the GMC
The memorandum of understanding outlines the agreements we have with UK medical schools, to make sure new doctors get registration in a timely manner.

Timeline for the GMC provisional registration process
This timeline gives an overview of the milestones throughout the year, to help you plan for GMC related activities.

F1 doctors

The GMC manual for moving doctors in the Foundation Programme from provisional to full registration.
This manual is for designated representatives, giving information about the process of doctors moving from provisional to full registration.

GMC Connect user guide for managing F1 doctors.
This guide explains how to manage your list of F1 doctors and submit certificates of experience through GMC Connect.

Timeline for the GMC full registration process
This timeline gives an overview of the milestones throughout the year to help you plan for GMC related activities for F1 doctors.

Our forms

Final year medical students

UK7 – Medical student data upload (you must also provide a jpg photo for each student)
When should you use this form? When requesting GMC reference numbers for your new final year students 

UK10 – Medical school delegates and GMC Connect access
When should you use this form? To tell us about your staffing changes at your medical school and request access to GMC Connect for managing students and submitting graduation lists.

F1 doctors

UK11 – Designated representative for certificate of experience submission
When should you use this form? To tell us about staffing changes at your school and request access to GMC Connect for managing F1s and submitting certificates of experience.

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