RCOG records of the Medical Committee of Enquiry into Competence to Practise

Scope and Content

Completed report of the joint Medical Committee of Enquiry into Competence to Practise.

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1973 the Board of Science and Education of the British Medical Association set up a series of exploratory meetings, it was from these meetings that the Committee of Enquiry into Competence to Practise evolved. The Committee comprised representatives from all Royal Colleges and their faculties, the Joint Consultants Committee and the BMA. The Chairman of the Committee was E A J Alment (later President of the RCOG). The terms of reference were: `To review the present methods of ensuring the maintenance of standards of continuing competence to practise and of the clinical care of patients, and to make recommendations.'

Conditions Governing Access

Open to access.

Custodial History

Only the joint report has survived at the RCOG; the whereabouts of the official record is not known