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For the duration of the contract, the figure of which is undisclosed, HCI will work with the Medical Council to develop a single, coherent set of standards for the management and delivery of education and training, covering both undergraduate and postgraduate arenas.
Speaking about the new contract Una O’Rourke, Director of Education, Training and Professionalism of the Medical Council said, “In keeping with the Medical Council’s mission of ensuring high standards of medical education, training and practice among doctors, we are delighted to harness HCI’s international expertise as we aim to create a supportive learning environment to enable good professional practice including incorporating international best practice to ensure accreditation activity is of the highest standard and meets the changing needs of the medical profession.”
“We are delighted to be working with the Medical Council to develop a set of world class standards that can support effective and beneficial training for Doctors. We will work with the Medical Council to ensure they can provide a supportive learning environment to enable good professional practice” says HCI CEO John Sweeney.”
HCI is a professional services provider of patient safety, regulatory compliance, and quality improvement intelligence and support to health and social care organisations. It has an extensive list of clients which include public and private hospitals, nursing homes, disability services, home care organisations, medical laboratories and mental health services.