Mon, 11/27/2023 - 15:45

In 2022 we undertook an anonymous Equality and Diversity Census survey of all our committees, with questions on the nine protected characteristics (Equality Act 2010). The data was also collected on country of birth, caring responsibility and working patterns. 34% of members from 36 committees completed the Census. The previous survey was undertaken in 2018, with 48% members from 30 committees completing the survey.

Fri, 10/20/2023 - 09:45

Join our upcoming webinar providing information and guidance on a career in palliative medicine.

Our team of dedicated consultants and trainees will lead you through:

  • Scene setting: 

   - The Dual Palliative Medicine curriculum
   - What do training programmes look like?

Specialty Category:
Palliative medicine
Mon, 10/09/2023 - 10:00

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK, which works on behalf of the three physician Royal Colleges, is committed to improving patient care by setting and maintaining standards for high quality physician training and assessment in the UK. It does this through the work of the Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board (JRCPTB), which focusses on training curricula, and MRCP(UK) which focusses on examinations.

Mon, 10/09/2023 - 09:00

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Stuart Hood as the new Medical Director for Assessment [MRCP(UK)] for the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK.

Stuart brings great experience, expertise and enthusiasm to the role. For the last four years he has been the Associate Medical Director for Clinical Examinations (PACES) and has been pivotal in implementing the new format of PACES in 2023.

Mon, 10/02/2023 - 11:45

Further to the publication of our guidance on completing higher specialty training (HST) in physician specialties earlier than original CCT date (Accelerated CCT) it became apparent that we should define exceptional performance.


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