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Shape of Training Review

The Shape of Training review was set up to understand and plan for the future of postgraduate medical education and training. It was an independent review led by Professor David Greenway.

The review identified the following key themes for discussion:

  1. Patient needs
  2. The balance of the medical workforce
  3. Flexibility in training
  4. The breadth and scope of training
  5. The tension between training and service provision

The outcome of the review was the publication of the following reports that made recommendations to change postgraduate medical education in the UK, and guidance on implementing those recommendations.

- Securing the future of excellent patient care
- Report from the UK Shape of Training Steering Group