News

20 Nov 2020

MRCP(UK) is now recruiting to a number of roles to support scenario development for the PACES examination. 

Scenario Editorial Committee Chair

10 Nov 2020

We are delighted to report the successful delivery of the first ever full MRCP(UK) PACES examination to be held in Pakistan. We would like to extend our thanks and congratulations to our partners at the PAK Emirates Hospital in Rawalpindi.

In particular, we would like to recognise the efforts of and local leadership shown by Prof Aamir Ghafoor Khan and Major General Imran Fazal in bringing this new centre to fruition. We are also grateful to the vital role played by those Fellows of the UK Royal Colleges of Physicians participating as local and UK examiners.

26 Oct 2020

The following information is correct at the time of writing.

Release of Examination Results

26 Oct 2020

The following information is correct at the time of writing.

Part 1 examinations

1 Sep 2020

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is seeking to appoint a new Cardiology representative to the MRCP(UK) Part 1

7 Aug 2020

We were very sad to learn of the news that Dr Tapan Banerjee passed away recently after contracting COVID-19. Dr Banerjee was a physician at the Medical Research Institute in Kolkata and was a huge supporter of MRCP(UK) in India. He was one of the first Indian PACES examiners when MRCP(UK)  opened its first centre there in Chennai. He subsequently examined in both Kolkata and Chennai. He was a warm personality and was held in high esteem by all those who worked alongside him.

9 Jun 2020

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is seeking to appoint a Chair of the MRCP(UK) Part 1

4 May 2020

It has come to our attention that messages have recently been circulated via the messaging service WhatsApp and Facebook inviting people to become members of the Royal Colleges of Physicians, UK. We would like to make it clear that we do not communicate to candidates via any mobile apps regarding obtaining membership and/or MRCP(UK) licensing. Messages such as these are fraudulent and should not be responded to.

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25 Mar 2020

As a consequence of the ongoing global COVID-19 situation, the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK has taken the extremely difficult but necessary decision to cancel all MRCP(UK) examinations in the UK and internationally from Monday 16 March until September 2020. 

28 Feb 2020

The Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom is delighted to confirm that it will open its first MRCP(UK) PACES examination centre in Pakistan later in 2020.  This decision follows the successful running of a full mock PACES at the PAK-Emirates Military Hospital in Rawalpindi on 7 & 8 February 2020. PACES is the largest international clinical examination for postgraduate doctors in the world and will provide doctors from Pakistan the opportunity to take this high-quality examination in their own country for the first time.

19 Feb 2020

The Association of British Association of Dermatologists and the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK are seeking to appoint a 2021 Dermatology Specialty Certificate Examination Board Chair.

12 Feb 2020

The Association of British Neurologists and the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK are seeking to appoint a chair and a member of the Neurology SCE

3 Feb 2020

Following a techincal issue, which has now been resolved, candidates wishing to apply for the PACES 2020/1 in Cario, Egypt may now log on to MyMRCP(UK) and do so.

Candidates who have already submitted an application, who wish to select Cairo, please email us at overseas.paces@rcplondon.ac.uk. We will remove this application so you can reapply. This won’t affect your chances of receiving a seat.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

10 Dec 2019

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is seeking to appoint a new Chair of the MRCP(UK) Part 1

10 Dec 2019

The Renal Association, the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK, the Renal Section and Board of the UEMS, the European Renal Association and the European Dialysis and Transplant Association are seeking to appoint a new Medical Secretary for the

11 Nov 2019

As part of the introduction of the new format of PACES in September 2020, MRCP(UK) will be making some changes to the results processing and release.

11 Nov 2019

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is seeking to appoint one new trainee representative to the Clinical

5 Nov 2019

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is seeking to appoint a new Neurology member to the MRCP(UK) Part 1

16 Oct 2019

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians, UK was delighted to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Singaporean Ministry of Health last week, establishing the intention to provide support for assessments within their local training.

Representatives from all three Royal Colleges met with Prof Benjamin Ong, Director of Medical Service, Ministry of Health, Singapore and Mabel Yap, Director, Professional Training and Assessment Standards Division, Ministry of Health, Singapore.

4 Oct 2019

The Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom is seeking to appoint an Associate Medical Director for Written Examinations.

The post holder has responsibility for the clinical and academic leadership of the MRCP(UK) Part 1 and Part 2 Written examinations, the 11 Specialty Certificate Examinations, and the European Specialty Examinations. This will be a proleptic appointment in the first instance; the successful applicant will work alongside the current incumbent, Dr Derek Waller as part of their induction to the post.