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GP trainees locked out of MRCGP exam could get 'sixth' attempt


if you do what you always done, you get what you always got. Perhaps there are some 400 doctors who are never going to be good enough to be GPs. Perhaps there are 400 doctors who cannot cope with the exam format and should be enabled to another route to passing a test to be allowed to be GPs. Perhaps there should be a "staff grade" for those who have been through the training mill yet cannot pass the exam but who could work under supervision? How many doctors repeatedly fail FRCS or MRCP? What happens to these doctors? Do they all end up as staff grade in A&E? It seems such a waste of some good people.

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15 Aug 2017

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