Welcome to NACT UK


NACT UK is a members’ organisation supporting & representing local leaders who deliver medical & dental education in the four countries of the UK.

The “premier place” for practical educational ideas & advice.

Learn & share across specialties, regions and countries.  

Who can join?  

Anyone with a role in medical & dental education in any setting, whether undergraduate, postgraduate or CPD, is welcome. This includes:

  1. Leaders e.g. Deans, Directors, Tutors, Faculty Leads etc.
  2. Trainers e.g.  Supervisors, trainers, teachers, skills/simulation trainers etc.
  3. Managers e.g. Medical Education & Programme Managers, Deanery / LETB staff etc.
  4. Support Services e.g. careers, support units, coaching & mentoring etc.

What do we offer?

  1. Professional development opportunities for our members to enhance their teaching, organisational and leadership skills in the expanding field of medical & dental education.
  2. Opportunities for members to share resources, challenges & experiences between regions & countries to maintain consistency & ensure shared strategic visions.
  3. Passing on of members’ views, concerns and achievements at all National educational committees.
  4. A Library of shared resources for members, including those for members new to the role.

How do we do it?

  1. NACT UK is invited to represent members’ views, concerns and achievements at all national educational committees e.g. GMC, HEE, AoMRC, NHSE, Royal Colleges etc.
  2. Conferences – 2 day Annual Spring Meeting and one day Winter Meeting
  3. Special Interest groups e.g. SAS Tutors, FP Directors
  4. Leadership in Medical Education courses – CorBLIME for those new to role and MorBLIME for the more established leaders
  5. Focused one day workshops – small events focusing on specific topic areas
  6. Written guidance & documents & regular email cascades
  7. Access to Clinical Teacher online free – collaboration with ASME
  8. In-house newsletter Clinical Tutor
  9. Website, discussion groups and web-based forums to enable networking
  10. Council consists of representatives from all regions & countries who connect with regional members, and representation from Special Interest Groups
  11. Annual travelling fellowship to USA established through our international links

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