The medical register

The medical register is a list of doctors in the United Kingdom, showing their registration status, training and other useful information.

Check a doctor’s registration

You can search the registration status of all 311,714 doctors practising in the UK.

We’ve recently improved the register to make it clearer and more accessible. What we publish hasn’t changed, we've just upgraded the functionality and design. More in our news story.

Search the medical register

Please enter a doctor's name or GMC number.

Advanced search
Please enter any of the following:
  • Doctor's GMC number
  • Doctor's given name
  • Doctor's last name

Basic search

Searching for more than one doctor? You can enter multiple GMC numbers into the search box, just separate each number with a space or comma.

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About the medical register

Doctors who practice medicine in the UK must hold a registration with a licence to practise. Find out what is on the medical register and the different types of registration available to doctors.

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