The Society for Acute Medicine, the British Thoracic Society and the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK are seeking to appoint members of the Acute Medicine and Respiratory Medicine SCE Examining Boards.
The Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is pleased to announce the launch of a new set of quality criteria for General Internal Medicine (GIM) and Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) registrars, to be implemented from 1 August 2018. This builds on the learning and success of quality criteria for core medical training in 2015.
We wish to advise that the MRCP(UK) PACES examination at Musgrove Park Academy, Musgrove Park Hospital, due to take place on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 March 2018 has been cancelled. South West England has been escalated to a red weather warning which is a ‘risk to life’ snow warning. This decision has not been made lightly but we have a duty of care to our candidates, patients and examiners and for their own safety we cannot ask them to travel in such adverse weather.
Please be advised that the three Royal Colleges of Physicians will be closed for specific days from 24 December 2017 until 2 January 2018.
All closure times are detailed in the table below:
The new legal entity representing the joint working of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and Royal College of Physicians of London is seeking to fill the vacancy of managing medical director which report into the Chair of the Federation Board.
This entity will co-create and deliver:
Acute Medicine Specialty Certificate Examination 2018
Candidates applying for the Acute Medicine Specialty Certificate Examination taking place on 14 November 2018 should be aware that a minor amendment has been made to the blueprint for the examination. This document outlines the likely number of questions on a range of important topics from the UK Specialty Training Curriculum.
Rheumatology Specialty Certificate Examination 2018 - changes to the examination blueprint
The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is pleased to announce the publication of the first State of Physicianly Training Report for the UK.
The report is a development of an on-going process to try and improve postgraduate medical education and training in the UK and builds on previous published quality reports. It attempts to objectively review the current state of the quality of physicianly training provided within the UK.
The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK relies on many organisations and individuals to give up their time and resources in the delivery of PACES every year. In recognition of this commitment, we have developed the new PACES Champion award. One UK and one international recipient will be chosen each year from nominations. Nominations can be made by anyone who is involved in PACES including MRCP(UK) staff, Chairs and Hosts.
Nomination can be made under one or more of the following criteria:
MRCP(UK) is committed to supporting all candidates and trainees and improving their examination experience. This new report displays information on the overall examination and topic performance with demographic statistics, scores distribution and much more. We hope that the additonal information is useful and will help candidates to understand more about the required standard of the examinations and be better prepared . We welcome your feedback on this report.
The Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK and the British Society of Gastroenterology are seeking to appoint a new Chair and two new members the Gastroenterology Standard Setting Group.
Further information including the remit and responsibilities is available at here.
We welcome all applications and 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 Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is seeking to appoint new members of the MRCP(UK) Scenario Editorial Committee (SEC), which is responsible for preparing the standardised scenarios for Stations 2 and 4 in each examination diet. We are looking to appoint consultants in any of the following specialties: Acute Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Elderly Medicine, Gastroenterology, Haematology, Hepatology, Infectious Diseases, Oncology, Palliative Care and Rheumatology, although applications from other specialties will be considered
A new candidate conduct page has been created on the MRCP(UK) website to provide candidates with more information about the misconduct policy. The page explains:
MRCP(UK) is committed to providing a wide range of information about its examinations to all its stakeholders.