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RCGP accused of discriminating against ethnic minority candidates in MRCGP legal case


@ 7.14 - before the CSA and AKT there were no compulsory exams to practice as a GP, MRCGP was optional - did that affects GPs adversely ? did affect GP pay adversely ?. No one is arguing to ' dumb ' down MRCGP exam. Follow good practices done by others - recording, 2 examiners for each station etc. There are many ' foreign ' trained consultants, GPs across whole of UK - does that mean they are getting ' substandard ' care ?? We need thousands more GPs in near future considering secondary care services moving to primary care and other changes, do we expect all local undergraduate trainees move to GP training ??, we also need IMG trainees. Rather than stating '' UK trained GP's better than foreign trained '', we need to look into how to best train IMGs in the 3 years training programme, look into CSA assessment, use 2 examiners, video recording etc

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09 Apr 2014

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