Appointment of Medical Secretary to MRCP(UK) Part 2 Written Examining Board
3 June 2013
MRCP(UK) is looking to appoint a new Medical Secretary to the Part 2 Written Examining Board.
The successful applicant will support the Chair of the Examining Board in running the Part 2 Written Examination and managing the work of the Examining Board, and will also be responsible for the production and accuracy of all documentary and regulatory matters relating to the examination.
Further information is available at: www.mrcpuk.org/Examiners/Pages/Get-involved.aspx
We would be very grateful if you could make any of your colleagues who you think may be interested in applying aware of this vacancy.
The closing date for applications is 2 September 2013. If you would like any further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
MRCP(UK) and Specialty Certificate Examinations – Further details available on number of attempts policy
15 May 2013
In accordance with the General Medical Council’s (GMC’s) request, the Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is introducing a policy to meet the GMC requirements to set a maximum number of attempts at which a candidate may take each separate part of an examination. The GMC has limited the maximum number of attempts at each part of an examination to six.
The policy will come into effect on 1 January 2014. To find out how to apply for an additional attempt after six and for more information about the policy, please see the new section on the website that includes FAQs and guidance:
MRCP(UK) - Changes to data protection statement
22 April 2013
The MRCP(UK) data protection statement has been changed to allow personal and examination data to be shared with the General Medical Council (GMC) to produce the Annual Speciality Report (ASR).
Also, upon release of results MRCP(UK) Central Office will share candidates’ results (pass/fail) data with the UK postgraduate Deaneries and other departments within the Royal Colleges of Physicians including the JRCPTB (e-portfolio) for the purpose of monitoring progress during training and assisting recruitment in specialty training posts; this does not apply to any candidate who has not been appointed to a core or higher specialty training programme in the UK.
For more information please visit the GMC website.
The new data protection statement is available on the MRCP(UK) website.