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Standards and Guidelines

Under the Medical Practitioners Act 2007 the Council is required to:

  • set the standards of medical education and training for basic medical qualifications - 88(1)(a),
  • prepare guidelines on curriculum issues and content - (88)(2)(b) and
  • prepare standards required for the award of a basic medical qualification - (88)(2)(c)


have been met by Council's adoption (on 9th September 2010) of the World Federation for Medical Education's (WFME) Standards in Basic Medical Education as per their 'Global Standards for Quality Improvement in Medical Education: European Specification'.