Understand Medicine In The UK.

The graduate will understand the framework in which medicine is practised in the UK, including: the organisation, management and regulation of healthcare provision; the structures, functions and priorities of the NHS; and the roles of, and relationships between, the agencies and services involved in protecting and promoting individual and population health. 


Scottish Doctors 3:


3.11 Learning outcomes for the role of the doctor within the health service 



Foundation Programme:


Safety and clinical governance

3.2 Quality and safety improvement

Ethical and legal issues

4.1 Medical ethical principles and confidentiality

4.2 Legal framework of medical practice

4.3 Comprehension of relevance of outsides bodies to professional life


General Medical Practice: