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Medical Practitioners (Vocational Training) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Article 34

1.  Without prejudice to the principle of full-time training laid down in Article 31(1)(b), member states may authorise specific part-time training in general medical practice in addition to full-time training where the following particular conditions are met:

  • the total duration of training may not be shortened because it is being followed on a part-time basis,

  • the weekly duration of part-time training may not be less than 60% of weekly full-time training,

  • part-time training must include a certain number of full-time training periods, both for the training conducted at a hospital or clinic and for the training given in an approved centre where doctors provide primary care. These full-time training periods shall be of sufficient number and duration as to provide adequate preparation for the effective exercise of general medical practice.

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