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MSC and GMC welcome agreement on MLA delivery model


The Medical Schools Council (MSC) and General Medical Council (GMC) have released a joint statement to welcome a commitment from UK medical schools and their parent universities to embed a university-led, GMC regulated, Medical Licensing Assessment (MLA) in their medical degrees.

This moment marks a significant step towards implementing the MLA; and is a sign of strong collaboration across the undergraduate medical education community.

MSC and GMC welcome agreement on MLA delivery model



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. The General Medical Council helps to protect patients and improve medical education and practice in the UK by setting standards for students and doctors. It supports them in achieving and exceeding those standards, and take action when they are not met.

3. For more information about this press release please contact Fahmida Yasmin, Senior Communications Officer, on 020 7419 5430 or

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