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25 Sep 2014

MRCP(UK) is providing trainees applying for ST3 posts an opportunity for an additional attempt at the PACES examination during the January to April 2015 PACES assessment period.  This is one of the initiatives MRCP(UK) has taken to aid trainees’ career progression and support run-through training.

The PACES Fast Track 2015 scheme is only available to candidates applying for an ST3 post in Spring 2015. It will enable a number of candidates who are unsuccessful in their initial PACES attempt to have a further attempt within the same assessment period.

25 Sep 2014

Following a recent review it has been decided to remove the proposer element from the Form of Faith which means the form no longer needs to be signed by an appointed proposer before submission to the relevant College.
 
A new version of the form is now available on the MRCP(UK) website for completion and submission via email to your respective College.

For more information see here:

• Form of faith

23 Sep 2014

MRCP(UK) has produced some guidance for candidates who will be sitting the upcoming PACES examinations. This includes advice on what to do before the examination, as well as what you can expect at the venue on the day of the examination:

We hope this will help you in the days leading up to the examination. If you have any questions about this information please contact us.

19 Sep 2014

The latest edition of the Chairman’s Letter and Examination Hot Topics is now available via the PACES Examiners page.

As well as providing essential updates on various PACES issues for examiners ahead of the forthcoming diet starting in late September, it also includes a special supplement with Hot Topics for international examiners for the first time.

19 Sep 2014

The Specialty Certificate Examination in Rheumatology blueprint has been updated. The allocation of questions has changed. The number of questions tested under Paediatric and adolescent rheumatology is now 15 and Adult infection, neoplasia and miscellaneous is 15.

To view the details of the blueprint see the SCE in Rheumatology page

16 Sep 2014

Research commissioned by MRCP(UK) has confirmed that the Diploma examinations are seen as a reliable benchmark against which to assess junior doctors’ basic competence and their fitness to start specialty training. The aim was to understand the views of trainees, clinical and educational supervisors, clinical and training directors, and postgraduate deans and ensure MRCP(UK) continues to meet the needs of UK training. Findings and next steps are published alongside the full report.

10 Sep 2014

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is looking for a trainee representative in Respiratory Medicine for the Scenario Writing Group. This work involves producing new scenarios for stations 2 and 4 of the PACES Examination.

For more information and to apply, please see our Get Involved page.
 

29 Aug 2014

MRCP(UK) has today launched dedicated areas of the website containing guidance for candidates who will be sitting upcoming written examinations. They include advice on what to prepare before the examination, as well as what candidates can expect at their test centre on the day of the examination.

7 Aug 2014

The blueprint for the Endocrinology and Diabetes Specialty Certificate Examination has been updated.

Full details of the examination, including the updated blueprint, can be found at the Endocrinology and Diabetes page.

If you have any questions regarding this updated blueprint please contact us.

1 Aug 2014

The results of the MRCP(UK) Part 2 Written Examination 2014/2, held on 9 & 10 July 2014, are now available.

Candidates who have a MyMRCP(UK) account may check their results within the Exams History section of their account. Candidates who do not have a MyMRCP(UK) account can register for one.

21 Jul 2014

The results of the Specialty Certificate in Rheumatology are now available on the website. To find out your result please sign in to My MRCP(UK).

Candidates who have been successful will receive their official certificate in approximately six weeks time.

16 Jul 2014

The application periods for the Acute Medicine & Palliative Medicine SCEs, which will be held on 12 November 2014, are now open.

Candidates wishing to sit the examination in the United Kingdom have until 8 October 2014 to submit their applications, and will be able to book a seat at their preferred test centre from 12 August until 12 October 2014.

Candidates wishing to sit the examination in an international centre have until 13 August 2014 to submit their application, however they are not required to book their own test centre.

7 Jul 2014

The results of the Specialty Certificate in Endocrinology and Diabetes are now available on the website. To find out your result please sign in to My MRCP(UK).

Candidates who have been successful will receive their official certificate in approximately six weeks time.

28 May 2014

The results of the MRCP(UK) Part 1 Written Examination 2014/2, held on 7 May 2014, are now available.

Candidates who have a MyMRCP(UK) account may check their results within the 'Exams History' section of their account. Candidates who do not have a MyMRCP(UK) account should create one here.

Results letters are available to print from the ‘Exams History’ section of MyMRCP(UK).

25 Apr 2014

Professor IC McManus and Richard Wakeford recently published a paper in the BMJ entitled 'PLAB and UK graduates' performance on MRCP(UK) and MRCPGP examinations: data linkage study suggests equivalent IMG career progress could require higher PLAB pass marks'.

17 Mar 2014

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK has launched the annual GMC clinician census 2014. The census is sent to all who work on the academic development of the examinations in order to be able to demonstrate to the candidates, the public, and its regulator the General Medical Council (GMC), that it meets the high quality standards expected.

All those contributing to the MRCP(UK) diploma and SCE examinations must complete the census.

14 Feb 2014

Over the next year we will be making some exciting new changes to your My MRCP(UK) online account to make the MRCP(UK) exam process more accessible to candidates. The first stage of these changes is the availability of a full results breakdown for the MRCP(UK) PACES 2014/1 examination from your online account, when results are released throughout February, March and April.

29 Jan 2014

MRCP(UK) is pleased to announce that the 2015 Specialty Certificate Examination dates have now been published.

For further details, please refer to the Specialty Certificate Examination Dates page of this website.

27 Jan 2014

MRCP(UK) is pleased to announce that the 2015 MRCP(UK) Part 1 and Part 2 examination dates have now been published.

For further details, please refer to the Exam Dates pages of this website:

7 Jan 2014

Over the next year we will be making some exciting new changes to your My MRCP(UK) online account to make the MRCP(UK) exam process more accessible to candidates. The first stage of these changes is the availability of a full results breakdown for the MRCP(UK) Part 1 2014/1 examination from your online account, when results are released on 7 February 2014.

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