Letters Discrimination in the MRCGP exam

Unfair to compare MRCGP exam results between people at different stages of learning

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f6445 (Published 29 October 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f6445
  1. Arthur Hibble, retired GP postgraduate dean1
  1. 1Cambridge CB4 3DB, UK
  1. arthur.hibble{at}anglia.ac.uk

It is important to debate and explore the pass or failure rates of certain groups in the membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) exam and other professional examinations.1 But I wonder whether we are asking the right question in the current debate, which focuses on …

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