13 Nov 2018

I am writing to advise that unfortunately the results of your 2018/03 PACES examination are delayed due to a transport issue. The issue is now resolved and your results will be released by 5pm tomorrow (Wednesday 14 November 2018).

On behalf of the MRCP(UK) I would like to apologise for the inconvenience, frustration and extra angst that this delay inevitably will cause.

I can assure you we are now working closely with our courier / transport partners to ensure that this issue does not arise again. 

12 Nov 2018

The technical problems affecting the 2019/1 UK PACES application system have now been resolve and candidates should be able to apply online.

If you experience any further difficulties, please provide us with a screen shot of the webpage.

We would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank candidates for their patience during this time.

7 Nov 2018

The Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is delighted to announce the successful launch of the MRCP(UK) PACES examination in Hyderabad, India. MRCP(UK) is the largest international clinical examination in the World. Forty one trainee doctors undertook the examination between the 2nd and 4th November.

5 Oct 2018

We are providing trainees applying for

30 Aug 2018

Candidates should note that there is an amendment to the MRCP(UK) Appeals Regulations, in paragraph 3.10.  This outlines the procedure followed if a candidate is not satisfied with the outcome of an appeal.

1 Jun 2018

Candidates who are due to sit the PACES 2018/02 examination may be aware that results may not be confirmed until after the upcoming application periods have closed.

If you think you will want to sit PACES during 29 September – 2 December 2018, should you be unsuccessful in your latest attempt, you are permitted to submit a provisional application. This should be done in the usual manner.

30 Apr 2018

We are aware some candidates are having difficulties accessing their results. We are looking into this with IT on top priority and shall announce once this is resolved.

27 Apr 2018

We are recruiting UK trainees from across the country to take part in two pilot examinations to test the new PACES 2020 carousel encounters. The events, which will take place this summer in London and Edinburgh, will be a free training opportunity for those seeking to improve their skills.

PACES 2020 pilots will:

23 Apr 2018

The MRCP(UK) PACES candidate services office is aware that some candidates may not have received the admission documents sent out on Friday 20 April 2018.

Our IT department are currently looking in to this and we aim to have them re-sent by the end of Monday 23 April 2018.

Thank you for your patience.

MRCP(UK) PACES Candidate Services

1 Mar 2018

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.  

9 Feb 2018

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is seeking to appoint a Trainee Representative to the Clinical

9 Feb 2018

MRCP(UK) has just released an addendum to the Reasonable Adjustment Procedure.  This amendment widens the range of acceptable evidence for candidates requesting an examination adjustment as a result of a specific learning difficulty.

A copy of the addendum is available at:


7 Feb 2018

We are pleased to inform all potential MRCP(UK) PACES candidates that the online application system is now working and you should now be able to successfully submit your application. 

If for any reason you are unable to do so please do not hesitate to contact the MRCP(UK) Central Office.

We apologise for the inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience.

Kind regards,