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10 Feb 2016

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is seeking to appoint three new members to the MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examining Board.  We are looking to appoint a Geriatrician, Neurologist and physician of Infectious Diseases.

Further information is available 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.

5 Feb 2016

The results of the MRCP(UK) 2016/1 Part 1 Written Examination, held on 12 January 2016, are now available. Please check your results in your My MRCP(UK) account.

Candidates who have a My MRCP(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.

2 Feb 2016

The MRCP(UK) PACES Chair’s letter and hot topics (January 2016) is now available.

The latest issue of the Chair’s letter and hot topics has been published on the MRCP(UK) website.  The letter contains an update on the work that has been going on since the previous update and useful reminders on problems that can arise when you are examining.

1 Feb 2016

MRCP(UK) is pleased to announce that a successful trial PACES examination, known as a pathfinder, took place in Bengaluru, India. Over 20 trainees took the pilot examination at the end of January. This paves the way for a new PACES centre in Bengaluru therefore opening up more opportunities for trainees to complete the MRCP(UK) diploma. The centre will run its first examination in the 2016/3 assessment period.

27 Jan 2016

The application period for the Specialty Certificate in Neurology is now open. Applications for international centres close on 17 February.

Apply online via My MRCP(UK).

To find out how to apply and complete your application watch our video:

27 Jan 2016

The Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK and the British Society of Gastroenterology are seeking to appoint two members of the Gastroenterology SCE Board and two new members to the Gastroenterology Standard Setting Group. Further information is available 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.

25 Jan 2016

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK will launch the 2016 Annual MRCP(UK) Clinician Census to comply with General Medical Council (GMC) guidelines at the beginning of February. The census is sent to all those who work on the academic development of the examinations in order to be able to demonstrate to candidates, the public, and GMC that the examinations meet the high quality standards expected.

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

22 Jan 2016

The Examiners’ Guide Omnibus has been updated and the latest issue is now available on the MRCP(UK) website.

The omnibus contains useful guidance for examiners and hosts on how to run PACES and other information such as the contact details for the examinations departments at all three colleges. To view the document see:
Examiners Omnibus

4 Jan 2016

Hosting is a very important part of the PACES process. It involves setting up an examination at your local hospital and running PACES there. 

MRCP(UK) relies on host centres to provide sufficient PACES places to ensure candidates are able to complete the MRCP(UK) Diploma. To find out more about what is involved and how to help out please read all about it:

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