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Report of the UK Shape of Training Steering Group

Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateAugust 11, 2017


ISBN 978 1 78652 925 1 (Web only publication)
PPDAS 264481

This document is also available in pdf format (497KB)
UK Health Ministers' Statement: Response to UK Steering Group Report is only available in pdf format (86KB)



Narrative summary

1. Introduction

2. The Shape of Training Review Report

3. The UK Shape of Training Steering Group (UKSTSG)

4. The work of the UKSTSG

5. The UKSTSG interpretation of key aspects of the report

6. The structure of medical education and training

7. The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Curricula Mapping Exercise

8. Anticipated benefits

9. Certificates of Completion of Training (CCT) and Certificate of Specialist Training (CST)

10. Mentoring

11. Progress towards implementation of the 19 recommendations

12. Summary and recommendations

Appendix 1 - Royal College responses
1. The Joint Royal College of Physicians Training Board (JRCPTB)
2. The Royal College of Surgeons England (RCSEng)
3. The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
4. The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP)
5. The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)
6. The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA)
7. The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth)

Appendix 2 - Membership of the UK Shape of Training Steering Group


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