Summative assessment compounds workload for MRCGP examinationBMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7113.950 (Published 11 October 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:950
- T P Cunliffe, Senior house officera
- a Accident and Emergency Departent, North Tees Hospital, Stockton TS19 8PE
Editor—My colleagues and I are among the first group of general practice registrars who have to pass the new compulsory summative assessment.
Although we are all enthusiastic about general practice and understand that assessment is needed to produce well trained general practitioners of suitable competence, the current situation seems …