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Fri, 10/04/2019 - 11:30

The Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom is seeking to appoint an Associate Medical Director for Written Examinations.

The post holder has responsibility for the clinical and academic leadership of the MRCP(UK) Part 1 and Part 2 Written examinations, the 11 Specialty Certificate Examinations, and the European Specialty Examinations. This will be a proleptic appointment in the first instance; the successful applicant will work alongside the current incumbent, Dr Derek Waller as part of their induction to the post.

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All
Fri, 09/27/2019 - 13:45

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is pleased to announce that from 2020 the current Specialty Certificate Examination (SCE) in Nephrology and the European Certificate in Nephrology that was originally developed between the UEMS Renal Section and Boards and the European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) will become a single examination called the European Specialty Examination in Nephrology (ESENeph).

Specialty Category:
Renal medicine
Fri, 09/13/2019 - 10:30

A review of the development and introduction of Quality Criteria for core medical training (CMT) has been published in the latest issue of The Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

Specialty Category:
CMT
Mon, 08/19/2019 - 13:15

The newly improved and updated PACES carousel will go live for the 2020/3 diet in September 2020.

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 09:15

Responding to the Independent’s coverage of the General Medical Council’s (GMC) 2019 national training survey, Dr Mike Jones, Medical Director for Training and Development at the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom, said:
 
“We are aware of the impact of heavy workloads on doctors in training, particularly those who look after very sick patients.
In response we have developed stand

Specialty Category:
CMT, Acute internal medicine, GIM

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