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  • The BMJ Guide: Quality Improvement Project (QIP)

    • 11 Aug 2022

    The Quality Improvement Project (QIP) is a constituent of Workplace Based Assessment (WPBA), one of the three parts of the MRCGP examination.

  • The Ultimate Guide To Becoming A Royal Navy GP

    • 11 Aug 2022

    Doctors in the Royal Navy are termed Medical Officers. They provide medical care to Royal Navy personnel on ships, submarines, or the Royal Marines. They are also deployed in war zones and humanitarian aid operations.

  • Career Development: General Practitioners with Extended Roles

    • 11 Aug 2022

    The role of a general practitioner is to treat all common medical conditions and make referrals to hospitals and specialist services where urgent and/or specialist treatment is required.

  • The RCGP: Research and Surveillance Centre

    • 11 Aug 2022

    Although the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) is not a research organisation, it acknowledges the importance of research in promoting and advancing the highest quality of care provided to patients.

  • The BMJ Guide: How To Get Into GP Training

    • 11 Aug 2022

    The recruitment process for a GP ST1 post differs from other medical specialties and is overseen by the General Practice National Recruitment Office (GPNRO) across England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

  • BMJ Careers: Guide To GP Associates in Training (AiTs)

    • 11 Aug 2022

    An Associate in Training, or AiT, is a GP trainee who has decided to join the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) as a trainee member.

  • The Ultimate Guide To The MRCGP Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA)

    • 11 Aug 2022

    The Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) is a qualification that confirms that a doctor has finished specialty training in general practice and possesses competencies consistent with independent practice in the UK. The Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA)

  • The Ultimate Guide To The MRCGP Applied Knowledge Test

    • 11 Aug 2022

    What is the MRCGP Applied Knowledge Test? The Applied Knowledge Test (AKT) is one of three components of the Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) exam that all GP trainees must pass to complete their training.

  • How To Optimise Your GP Trainee Portfolio

    • 11 Aug 2022

    A GP’s new year’s resolution – ‘I promise this year, that I will not leave collating evidence for my annual review to the last minute.’ As a GP Specialty Trainee (GPST) it is vital to record learning opportunities, assessments, and reflections encountered while working to progress through the training programme and become fully qualified.

  • Returning To Practice As A GP

    • 11 Aug 2022

    The Portfolio Route for the RCGP (Royal College of General Practitioners) Return to Practice programme involves submitting evidence you maintained GP skills and stayed up to date with changes in NHS practice throughout your absence.

  • How To Become A GP in the UK: A Step-by-Step Guide

    • 11 Aug 2022

    General practice in the UK is a difficult but rewarding career pathway. General practice is a broad field which provides many opportunities to develop academically and clinically, and to explore different aspects of medicine.

  • Tackling situational judgment tests

    Tackling situational judgment tests

    • 12 Aug 2014
    • Mahibur Rahman

    Situational judgment tests have been used as far back as the 1940s. They have become increasingly popular as tools for recruitment because they can assess job related skills not tapped by other measures