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400 potential new GPs trapped in MRCGP limbo as GP leaders call for reform


Couple of thoughts 1 Any profession has to have entry criteria. 2 These doctors maybe doctors but they shouldn't be referred to as GPs because they are not. 3 There should be no limit to the number of times the exam can be taken. If doctors eventually reach the standard even if they take 10 goes and 10years, what does it matter? (How they do this is up to them, they may have to work as a physician assistant and pay for training out of their own pocket?) 4 anonymous 10.50 makes a valid and an uncomfortable point even if he didn't intent to... Re validation is not an appropriate way to ensure that those who are GPs are upto standard. The only way is to sit the MRCGP exam. I suggest every 5years and this includes those coming from abroad. especially now there is Brexit.

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12 Jul 2016

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