Neurosurgery Curriculum

1 Introduction

The Neurosurgery curriculum provides the approved United Kingdom (UK) framework for the training of doctors to the level of independent consultant practice in Neurosurgery, addressing the requirements of patients, the population and the strategic health services. The curriculum will also be followed for training in the Republic of Ireland. GMC approval of the curriculum pertains to UK training programmes while those in the Republic of Ireland are governed by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and the Medical Council of Ireland.