Exams

Colleges plan to resume surgical exams in September 2020

Colleges plan to resume surgical exams in September 2020

The Intercollegiate Committee for Basic Surgical Examinations (ICBSE) and the four Surgical Royal Colleges are intending to resume examination activity for the MRCS and DO-HNS from September 2020, dependant on relevant Government and Scientific advice.

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John Hines appointed as new Chair of ICBSE

John Hines appointed as new Chair of ICBSE

The Intercollegiate Committee for Basic Surgical Examinations (ICBSE) are delighted to announce that the Presidents of the four Royal Surgical Colleges have appointed Mr John Hines as the next ICBSE Chair.

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UPDATED: MRCP(UK) and Specialty Certificate Examinations cancelled until September 2020

UPDATED: MRCP(UK) and Specialty Certificate Examinations cancelled until September 2020

As a consequence of the ongoing global COVID-19 situation, the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK has taken the extremely difficult but necessary decision to cancel all MRCP(UK) examinations in the UK and internationally from Monday 16 March until September 2020.

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COVID-19: Exams for doctors in training

COVID-19: Exams for doctors in training

Joint statement from the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, COPMED and GMC on exams for doctors in training on Thursday 19th March 2020

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MRCP(UK) and Specialty Certificate Examinations cancelled until September 2020

MRCP(UK) and Specialty Certificate Examinations cancelled until September 2020

As a consequence of the ongoing global COVID-19 situation, the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK has taken the extremely difficult but necessary decision to cancel all MRCP(UK) examinations in the UK and internationally from today, Monday 16 March, until September 2020.

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Delivery of education and examinations on hold to reduce strain on health workforce

Delivery of education and examinations on hold to reduce strain on health workforce

After thoughtful consideration, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has taken the difficult decision to postpone, cancel or review delivery of the majority of our training and assessment activity from Monday 16 March 2020 for the foreseeable future.

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New Director of Dental Examinations

New Director of Dental Examinations

The College has appointed Nicola Cross as our new Director of Dental Examinations. Nicola’s role started in November 2019 and will run for approximately four years.

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New Associate Directors appointed for Examinations

New Associate Directors appointed for Examinations

The College has appointed two new Associate Directors for examinations. Dr Moe Thaw Oo is our new Associate Director of Medical Examinations and Siobhan Kyle is our new Associate Director of Dental Examinations:

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New Federation’s associate medical director for clinical examinations appointed

New Federation’s associate medical director for clinical examinations appointed

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Stuart Hood as the new associate medical director for clinical examinations for the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians.

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MD Surgery Examination in Sri Lanka

MD Surgery Examination in Sri Lanka

The College has signed an agreement with the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka around the MD Surgery Examination.

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