Standards of professional practice

Useful tools and resources for those new to UK practice

GMC Welcome to UK Practice Programme
Resources aimed at raising awareness of the ethical and professional standards expected of doctors practising in the UK.

Health Education England (HEE) e-Learning for Healthcare - Induction for International Doctors
A web-based educational resource to introduce internationally qualified doctors to ethical, social, legal and professional aspects of UK clinical practice. Click on the link to see how to register to access this and other programmes available from e-Learning for Healthcare.

GMC Good Medical Practice in Action
Interactive resources covering key ethical guidance documents and regulations issued by the General Medical Council.

GMC Advice: Openness and honesty when things go wrong
A radiology case study.

Health Education England (HEE) advice on raising and responding to concerns
Educational films to help NHS staff in dealing with concerns.

Revalidation
RCR information and guidance on the revalidation process through which doctors are required to demonstrate to the General Medical Council every five years that they are fit to practise and complying with the relevant professional standards.

RCR iRefer
Imaging referral guidelines from the RCR based on the best available evidence, with expert medical and radiological opinion.