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RCGP reviewing whether MRCGP exam is ‘fit for purpose’

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The CSA is not a perfect exam but is better than nothing. It is pretty straight forward - 1 problem per 10 minutes, minimal examination as the patients are actors and no notes to record. It is very expensive, however. The concern, as mentioned previously, is the push for GPs from the EU, some of whom have little or no postgraduate qualifications or evidence of basic competence. I worry about clinical standards and the knock on effect this could have for the profession as a whole.

Posted date

28 Jul 2017

Posted time

9:47pm

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