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Advice from MSC to UK medical schools on actions surrounding Covid-19

13.03.20

The Medical Schools Council has today provided advice to UK medical schools on actions surrounding Covid-19. 

Advice from the Medical Schools Council to UK Medical Schools on actions surrounding Covid-19 can be accessed here. 

This advice will be updated regularly to reflect new developments. 

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Notes to editors

1. The Medical Schools Council is the representative body for UK medical schools. The council is made of the heads of UK medical schools and meets in order to shape the future of medical education and research in the UK.

2. All guidance offered is general. UK universities (in which medical schools are embedded) are autonomous bodies and each should act according to the best information locally and to local pressures. Each has its own responsibility to its students, staff, and to the public and should maintain close contact with students and provide regular updates.

3. For more information about this press release please contact Fahmida Yasmin, Senior Communications Officer, on 020 7419 5430 or fahmida.yasmin@medschools.ac.uk.

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