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NES Medicine is responsible for the commissioning and delivery of postgraduate medical education in Scotland

This training is delivered in general practices and hospitals in the territorial health boards to standards set by the General Medical Council (GMC). The Medical Directorate's role is to oversee the training, manage the trainee's progress through the training programme and ensure the training is delivered to the GMC standards.

Find out more about the Shape of Training Review 

See the statement issued by the UK Shape of Training Review Steering Group on 17 Feb 2015.

Scotland Deanery

The Scotland Deanery is managed across four regions in five offices, and provides the quality managment of training to ensure GMC standards are met.

Regional information:

The Deanery is structured through workstreams, ensuring there is national leadership across policy areas delivered in a regional setting, supporting training in Health Boards across Scotland.

SHARE web site

SHARE is the Scotland Deanery website that supports exchange of information about initiatives in Postgraduate & Undergraduate Medical Education & Training. Search case studies to support your local Quality Improvement Initiative or share your own ideas with the rest of the UK.  



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