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10 Aug 2022

Please be advised that due to technical infrastructure works, our phone lines will be unavailable from Thursday 11 August at 3pm until the afternoon on Monday 15 August.

Please contact us via email to the appropriate team and we will respond as soon as possible.

Thank you for your patience

26 Jul 2022

On Monday 1st August 2022, 2:00pm - 5:00pm GMT, The JRCPTB is holding a launch event for the new internal medicine and group 1 specialty curricula will be streamed live here.

20 Jul 2022

The Rheumatology SCE 2022/01 results were successfully released today, candidates can view their results in their MyMRCP(UK) accounts here.

 

15 Jul 2022

The prioritisation criteria for places in UK PACES centres have been updated for the 2022/3 diet. 

There will be four broad prioritisation categories (see below) for allocating candidates living and working in the UK to available PACES places.

Category 1

14 Jul 2022

The Health Education England (HEE) Medical and Dental Recruitment and Selection (MDRS) Recruitment Group has brought forward the date when candidates will need to demonstrate they have passed the examinations required to take up a specialty training post in the UK.

This date has been changed to the time of offer for that vacancy and will take affect from the start of 2023 medical specialty recruitment this November.  This will bring into line the dates for when College and Faculty examinations need to be passed across all recruitment processes.

7 Jul 2022

The Endocrinology and Diabetes SCE 2022/01 results were successfully released yesterday, candidates can view their results in their MyMRCP(UK) accounts here.

23 Jun 2022

Please be advised that we will be performing an exceptional service maintenance on our website from 11pm on Tuesday 28th June through to 2am on Wednesday 29th June. We anticipate approximately 1 hour of disruption. During this time, our website will be offline and visitors to the website will receive the preconfigured error message.

We sincerely appreciate your understanding and patience in this matter and apologise for any inconvenience caused during this time.

22 Jun 2022

The MRCP(UK) Part 1 2022.02 exam results have now been released.

Candidates can view them in their MyMRCP(UK) accounts here.

13 Jun 2022

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK, which represents the three physician Royal Colleges, is committed to continually improve patient care by setting and maintaining standards for the highest quality of physician training in the UK. It does this through the work of the

13 Jun 2022

Some candidates are not able to apply to the PACES International 2022/03 diet – we are looking into this error and will be updating each candidate once it has been resolved. Please be assured seats are allocated at the end of the application period this will not impact your chance of getting a seat.

9 Jun 2022

We have released the results for the Neurology SCE 2022/01 exams. To view your results simply log into your MRCPUK account here.

All the best

6 May 2022

Applications are now open for the newly established Regulatory Sub-Group, which will be responsible for overseeing issues related to the regulations governing MRCP(UK) and Specialty Certificate Examinations.

If you're interested in applying, view the job advert and full duties and requirements needed for the role.

7 Apr 2022

The MRCP(UK) examination regulations have been updated to reflect recent changes to PACES following the return to the pre-COVID exam format as well as some minor changes to infection control guidance from the 2022/2 diet.

These amendments have been made to section 4.7.

The updated version of the regulations can be found here.

29 Mar 2022

We are pleased to announce that the PACES examination in the UK will revert to the pre-COVID, five station, format from the 2022/2 diet. 

This means that there will no longer be a two mini cycle format, and all stations will be run on a face-to-face basis. Candidates will still, however, be expected to have a negative lateral flow test on the day of the exam, to use the PPE provided at centres and to adhere to the local infection control guidance.  

28 Mar 2022

The prioritisation criteria for places in UK PACES centres have been updated for the 2022/2 diet. The return to the pre-COVID format of the examination enables us to offer an increased number of examination spaces in this diet. In recognition that many applicants who are not in a UK training post have had to wait a significant length of time for a PACES space, the revised criteria prioritise such candidates, along with those trainees who require full MRCP(UK) for entry to an ST4 post in 2022.

18 Mar 2022

The MRCP(UK) Part 1 2022/1 exam results have now been released.

Candidates can view them in their MyMRCP(UK) accounts here.

14 Mar 2022

The Part 1 2022/2 payment issue has been resolved and candidates should now be able to pay for the exam. Please contact the team if you have any further issues.

We are aware that some candidates are having issues making payments for the Part 1 2022/2 diet. We are looking into this with IT and hope to resolve the issue soon. If you have made your application, then your seat is reserved and we can take payments until the 28 March 2022.

2 Mar 2022

The MRCP(UK) examination regulations have been updated following review by the MRCP(UK) Management and Policy Board.

Amendments have been made to section 4.6, covering conduct in the online regulations. These specifically cover:

  • Candidates taking breaks during the examination
  • Technical disruption to webcam or screenshare feeds

The updated version of the regulations can be found here.

22 Feb 2022

Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the region, the PACES examinations in Singapore centres, due to take place 4-7 March 2022 have been postponed.

Rearranged dates will be confirmed and announced shortly. Candidates will be automatically transferred to the new dates once confirmed.

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.

26 Jan 2022

Our next live Twitter Q&A is on Tuesday 1 February 2022.

Tweet us between 3 - 4pm and our Medical Directors will be on hand to answer all your Part 1, Part 2, PACES or SCE exam related questions.

Follow @MRCPUK here.

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