The following organisations are involved in the Scottish Medical Training process:
NES Medicine (the medical directorate within NES) is responsible for co-ordinating the recruitment of doctors to postgraduate medical training.
The Scotland Deanery is part of NES Medicine, meaning that Scottish Medical Training covers all of Scotland under one organisational umbrella. On behalf of the NHS territorial boards, we co-ordinate with organisations in Health Education England, Royal Colleges and NHS Wales and Northern Ireland to deliver UK recruitment.
NES Medicine, via the Deanery, oversees the delivery and quality management of postgraduate medical training of approx. 5800 doctors across Scotland. Answerable to the GMC, we ensure that the training delivered meets GMC and Royal College standards, and we are proud that Scottish Deaneries score very highly in the annual GMC trainee survey.
NES Medicine also plays a leading role in:
Find out more about NES Medicine (external site)
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