Providing high quality medical education is a key aspect of excellence in patient care.
Health Education England has a statutory role in ensuring the quality of training of healthcare professionals.
One of the key elements in assuring the quality of medical education is the approval of training. This involves two elements, the approval of the trainers and the approval of the programme and location. Further information can be found under Trainer Approval and Programme and Location Approval.
based on recommendation from HEE office.
renewal every 5 years, otherwise, lapses.
Identifies and releases educators for initial
training and CPD, ensures captured in appraisal.
Supports job plan
Maintains register of
educators and shares information to HEE office.
Allocate trainees to trainers.
training and education.
Stays updated with
annual CPD-discussed in appraisal.
Aware of renewal date
of GMC educator status and renews in time by informing MEM.
Assures all trainees are
supervised by approved
Sets initial training
standards and CPD
Facilitates initial training
and ongoing educational
Updates GMC on