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22 May 2015

The Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is seeking to appoint two new members (Cardiology and Neurology) to the MRCP(UK) Part 2 Written Examining Board.

22 May 2015

Please be advised that the London, Glasgow and MRCP(UK) Central offices will be closed on Monday 25 May due to a public holiday.  The Edinburgh office will be open as normal.

All offices will open again as usual at 09:00h on Tuesday 26 May.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

20 May 2015

The essential maintenance work to MyMRCP(UK) has now been completed, and access has been restored to all areas.

Due to the delay in restoring a full service we have extended the application period for those wishing to sit the Rheumatology SCE, which will now close at 12:00 UK time on 22 May 2015. As a result the booking window with Pearson VUE will now close at 23:59 on 25 May 2015.

19 May 2015

The results of the Specialty Certificate in Gastroenterology have now been released. Results letters have been emailed to candidates, and will also be available in My MRCP(UK) once the current technical issues have been resolved.

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

8 May 2015

Recent issues affecting the display of MRCP(UK) results have now been resolved.

MRCP(UK) is aware that a very small number of trainees continue to have an issue with the display of CCT date. This problem is only affecting those that have recently moved from a dual to a single training programme. If you are unable to confirm your expected CCT date via ePortfolio, please contact your deanery/LETB who can provide the most accurate information.

28 Apr 2015

MRCP(UK) has been  invited to attend the Association for Medical Education in Europe’s conference on 5-9 September 2015.

AMEE promotes international excellence in education in the healthcare professions across the continuum of undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education and is a worldwide organisation with members in 90 countries on five continents.

22 Apr 2015

The results of the MRCP(UK) 2015/1 Part 2 Written Examination, held on 25 and 26 March 2015, are now available.

Candidates who have a MyMRCP(UK) account may check their results within the 'Exams History' section of their account, where the option to print a copy of your results letter is also available. Result letters are no longer posted to candidates.

21 Apr 2015

MRCP(UK) has produced a statement along with the Joint Royal College of Physicians Training Board (JRCPTB) regarding the status of the MRCP(UK) examinations in Saudi Arabia. Please view the statement:

MRCP(UK) statement on examination status in Saudi Arabia

 

31 Mar 2015

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK has launched the 2015 annual clinicians' census to comply with General Medical Council (GMC) guidelines. The census is sent to all those who work on the academic development of the examinations in order to be able to demonstrate to the candidates, the public, and the GMC that the examination meets the high quality standards expected.

The census is mandatory for all those contributing to the MRCP(UK) diploma and Specialty Certificate Examinations.

27 Mar 2015

The blueprint for the Specialty Certificate Examination in Acute Medicine has been updated.

To view the details of the blueprint please click here to see the SCE in Acute Medicine page.

 

24 Mar 2015

MRCP(UK) is committed to providing a wide range of information about its examinations to candidates.

20 Mar 2015

During the June to July 2015 PACES assessment period, MRCP(UK) will be running a LIMITED PACES Fast Track scheme which offers trainees who have applied for an ST3 post an additional attempt at the PACES examination. This is one of the initiatives MRCP(UK) has taken to aid trainees’ career progression and support run-through training and will allow some candidates who are unsuccessful in their initial PACES attempt in June to July examination period to sit PACES a second time within the same assessment cycle.

17 Mar 2015

The British Society of Rheumatology and the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK are seeking to appoint one new member of the Rheumatology SCE Standard Setting Group.

13 Mar 2015

The British Council in Tripoli, Libya has today made MRCP(UK) aware that, due to the current security situation in Libya, is not currently safe to hold any examinations in the country. With candidate safety our number one priority we have taken the decision to therefore suspend the provision of examinations in the country until such time as the security situation improves and the British Council reopens. This is unlikely to be for several months.

As soon as it is once again safe to hold examinations in the country we will advertise this via the MRCP(UK) website and Twitter.

23 Feb 2015

The examination dates for the 2016 Specialty Certificate Examinations (SCEs) have now been finalised, and can be found on the SCE exam dates and fees page. Fees for 2016 will be announced in due course.

For further information please contact us via the website or Twitter.

19 Feb 2015

The examination dates for the 2016 MRCP(UK) Part 1 and Part 2 examinations have now been finalised, and can be found on the Part 1 and Part 2 exam dates and fees pages. Application periods and examination fees will be announced in due course.

9 Feb 2015

The Part 1 2015/02 application period is now open and will remain open until Friday 6 March 2015. Please note that no late applications will be accepted.

6 Feb 2015

In accordance with its Regulations, MRCP(UK) has determined that an overall scaled score of 528 or greater will be considered a pass from the next sitting of the Part 1 Examination, in 2015/2.

Further information on the calculation of the pass mark can be found here.

5 Feb 2015

The results of the MRCP(UK) Part 1 2015/1 Written Examination, held on 13 January 2015, 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.

14 Jan 2015

The Specialty Certificate Examination in Neurology blueprint has been updated.

Significant changes have been made to the neurology blueprint to view the details of the blueprint see the SCE in Neurology section:

 

 

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