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

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I did the exam in 2012 and I would say it was as close to testing GP competence in an exam setting as possible. There will always be "false positives" - poor doctors who pass and I'm sure many of the cohort who persistently fail would be excellent GPs but I think being passed purely based on an eportfolio or your trainers opinion might allow weaker candidates through. Doesn't stop me feel desperately sorry for the people stuck in limbo though the sums of money some have paid out are eyewatering.

Posted date

12 Jul 2016

Posted time

11:43am

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