270. Functions of the General Medical Council.

(ii)     Medical Education and Standards of Proficiency

a.     General Educational Standards

270.     Functions of the General Medical Council.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the European Qualifications (Health and Social Care Professions) (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/593, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

The General Medical Council1 has the general function of promoting high standards of medical education and co-ordinating all stages of medical education2. For the purpose of discharging that function the General Medical Council must3:


    (1)     determine the extent of the knowledge