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UK Shape of Training Review

On behalf of NHS Eduction for Scotland, I was pleased to be a member of the
Sponsoring Board for the UK Shape of Training Review, and am extremely
grateful to Professor Greenaway, to the members of the expert advisory group,
and the secretariat for the work that has gone into this report.

A distinguishing feature of this review has been the thorough, meticulous and
comprehensive process of evidence gathering and stakeholder engagement
which has underpinned the final report.

I very much welcome the report, and the recommendations which it makes.
These provide us with a clear template for medical education and training
across the continuum and across the UK, with a clear focus on the needs of

Ultimately, decisions on implementation in Scotland will be for Scottish
Ministers, but NES is fully committed to playing a full part in the UK-wide
delivery group."

Professor Stewart Irvine
Medical Director
NHS Education for Scotland