Sample scenarios

Station 2 and 4 and sample scenarios

Most of these sample scenarios have previously been used in the examination. They are no longer suitable for use in the real exam because they are out of date, too technical, or have been used for a long time previously. The sample scenarios will give you an idea of what happens during the exam at Stations 2 and 4, but please note in the actual examination, you will only receive the section marked ‘Information for the candidate’.

Sample scenarios for Station 2 (history taking)  (16 Scenarios)

Station 4 (communication skills and ethics) (24 Scenarios)

Station 4 examiner guidance examples

This document has examples of the types of statements found in the examiner guidance section of Station 4 scenarios. These indicate what examiners would like you to demonstrate in different types of scenarios.

Station 5 sample scenarios

Station 5 scenarios are created by the host centre for real patients.  This ensures that the scenarios are a reflection of the everyday practice of candidates.  The sample scenarios will give you an idea of what happens during the exam at Station 5. In the actual examination you will only receive the section marked ‘Information for the candidate’.

Sample scenarios for Station 5 (brief clinical consultations) (9 Scenarios) 

For more details on how to pass you can look at some advice from examiners.