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Medical Curriculum Sub-committee

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1538 M49
Held at: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
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Full title: Medical Curriculum Sub-committee
Date(s): 1954
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
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Extent: 1 folder
Name of creator(s): Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Council of the RCOG convened the sub-committee under the chairmanship of Mr V Lack in March 1955 at the request of the General Medical Council in December 1954. The committee's remit was to comment on the General Medical Council Recommendations Committee as to the medical curriculum of 1947. The sub-committee concluded: 1) The purpose of the medical curriculum should be to train General Practitioners. 2) The medical curriculum should be shortened. 3) No reduction of time in the training of Midwifery should be allowed.


Scope and content/abstract:

Correspondence of the RCOG sub-committee relating to the medical curriculum, 1954.

Access & Use

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Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright: vested in the College.

Finding aids:

A general index to the files listed in the catalogue of the Archives of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is maintained in the College Archives; refer to the College Archivist.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Unknown. It is likely that they came from the College Secretary's Office.

Allied Materials

Related material:

RCOG Archives: A minute book, 1955, containing minutes of the sub-committee to consider the regulations of the General Medical Council in relation to the medical curriculum 1947 (Ref: T12).

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Clare Cowling, Archivist, RCOG.

Rules or conventions:
National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997; ISAD(G), Second Edition, 2000.

Date(s) of descriptions:
February 2001

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