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MEE/ATDG Trainee Doctors National Essay Competition

09 Feb 2012

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Trainee Doctors' Group (ATDG) in conjunction with Medical Education England have announced the winner of their inaugural national essay competition - "How can the quality of medical training be improved while supporting high quality patient...

Person Specifications 2012

07 Feb 2012

Each specialty (and the level at which you would be entering training) has a nationally agreed person specification that lists the required competences for that specialty. In making an application, you will need to provide evidence to prove that you have achieved the specified...

London Olympics 2012: book travel and accommodation for College...

07 Feb 2012

The Olympics are already having an effect on availability and pricing of accommodation in London between May and August 2012. We would advise anyone planning to attend College events, meetings or other business at the RCoA during this period to make the necessary arrangements...

The Gas Newsletter (Issue 2)

07 Feb 2012

Issue 2 of the Trainee Newsletter 'The Gas' is now available to download below

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;...