certificate of prescribed experience
certificate of prescribed experienceA certificate issued under the National Health Service (Vocational Training) which accepts that a doctor has the requisite experience to practice medicine in the UK.
Eligibility for Certificate of Prescribed Experience:
(1) A person who claims to have acquired the prescribed experience may apply to the Joint Committee for a certificate of prescribed experience and shall include with his/her application the statements mentioned in regulation 9(5) or, if he/she does not have those statements, such evidence as the Joint Committee may require of satisfactory completion of his/her period of training.
(2) If the Joint Committee are satisfied that the applicant has acquired the prescribed experience, they shall issue to him/her a certificate of prescribed experience.
(3) A certificate of prescribed experience shall show the qualifications by virtue of which the practitioner to whom it is issued is entitled to be registered under the Medical Act 1983, and where those qualifications were awarded.
(4) If the Joint Committee are not satisfied that the applicant has acquired the prescribed experience, they shall issue to him/her a statement setting out the reasons why they are not satisfied.