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RCoA, FICM and FPM Position Statement on individualised patient...

03 Feb 2012

The General Medical Council (GMC) has issued guidance on the supporting information requirements for appraisal and revalidation. One type of supporting information that doctors are required to provide and discuss at their appraisals at least once in a five year revalidation...

Primary Exam dates change from August 2013

02 Feb 2012

Primary MCQ and Primary OSCE/SOE dates change from August 2013 To allow candidates who pass the Primary MCQ to apply for the following sitting of the OSCE/SOE the College will move the traditional dates of Primary exams. This will take place from the 2013‑2014 academic year. A...

APA(A) Annual Conference, 11 May 2012

02 Feb 2012

Please see the attached flyer for the Association of Physicians' Assistants (Anaesthesia) Annual conference held on 11 May 2012 at the University of Birmingham Education Centre. APA(A) Annual Conference, 11 May 2012

Doctors undertaking wider NHS work

02 Feb 2012

We would like to draw your attention to  the  following letter from the CMOs of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, the NHS Medical Director and the GMC Chairman. The letter is to all NHS employers concerning doctors undertaking wider NHS work. CMOs letter to NHS...

Standard provisions given to dyslexic exam candidates

01 Feb 2012

The standard provisions for dyslexic candidates at written examinations have changed. See Apendix 3 of the current Examination Regulations

GMC guidance on leadership and management for doctors

31 Jan 2012

The GMC has published guidance on the wider management and leadership responsibilities of all doctors in the workplace. The guidance is aimed at helping doctors understand their responsibilities in relation to employment issues; teaching and training; acting on concerns;...

FFPMRCA Examination Tutorial Series

31 Jan 2012

The FPM are developing a two-day Examination Tutorial Series for trainees that will include tutorials each day covering ...more »

Person Specifications 2013

30 Jan 2012

Please note that for 2013 the Person Specification for ST3 will be amended to show that the applicant needs to have the Primary FRCA by the date of interview. The effect of this will be to make ‘Category 2’ applicants ineligible.

Call for nominations – RCoA Trainee Committee

27 Jan 2012

Following the completion of training, we now have two vacancies  on the College's Trainee Committee.  The responsibility of members of the Trainee Committee are: To represent trainee opinion to the College Council; To enhance and maintain dissemination of trainee information to...

Associate recruitment: responses to Concerns Assessment Team

27 Jan 2012

The President of the RCoA would like to draw your attention to the following request from the GMC. The GMC is to appoint members to a new Responses to Concerns Assessment Team (RCAT), to be individually deployed across the UK to assess serious and persistent training and...