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Primary medical qualification


In relation to UK graduates, a first medical degree awarded by a body or combination of bodies that is recognised by the GMC for this purpose, or that was empowered to issue primary medical qualificat [..]
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Clinical governance


Clinical governance is the system through which National Health Service (NHS) organisations are accountable for continuously monitoring and improving the quality of their care and services, and for sa [..]
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Training programme


A formal alignment or rotation of posts that together comprise a programme of postgraduate training in a given specialty or subspecialty. A programme may deliver the full curriculum through linked sta [..]
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Student


A medical student is an undergraduate receiving training or learning from a trainer, and who is working towards an undergraduate medical degree, even if they already hold a non-medical degree. Student [..]
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Recognised trainers


Medical trainers formally recognised by postgraduate deans and medical schools according to our requirements for recognising and approving medical trainers in four specific roles.
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Postgraduate dean


In England, the roles of the postgraduate dean and deanery sit within LETBs. In Northern Ireland, these roles are held by the Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency. In Scotland, the post [..]
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Placement


A structured period of experience and learning in a particular specialty or area of practice in a health or social care setting.
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Overseeing students’ progress


One or more doctors at a medical school who are responsible for overseeing students’ progression. They might be NHS consultants or clinical academics acting as block or course coordinators.
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Organisations


Organisations that manage or deliver medical education or training to learners, usually medical schools, postgraduate deaneries or LETBs, LEPs and colleges, faculties and specialty associations. These [..]
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Named educational supervisor


A named educational supervisor is a trainer who is selected and appropriately trained to be responsible for the overall supervision and management of a specific doctor’s educational progress during [..]
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