Following some high profile errors, the GMC has recommended that an induction programme is developed which all doctors new to working in the UK health service would be required to complete.

With more than a third of all doctors having completed their primary medical qualification outside the UK, this will ensure consistency in the standard of doctors and ensure that all have an understanding of the ethics and professional standards expected in the UK. The GMC’s first report on the state of medical training and education can be found here