Students forced to travel across UK to sit compulsory examsBMJ 2020; 371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m4452 (Published 16 November 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;371:m4452
- Nikki Nabavi
- BMJ Editorial Scholar
Final year medical students will have to travel across the country to sit a compulsory test because of a lack of available slots at local testing centres.
The situational judgement test (SJT) is a compulsory exam for entry to the UK Foundation Programme designed to test the attributes needed to work as a foundation doctor.1 This year students will sit the exam at Pearson VUE testing centres rather than at their university.
Testing slots for the SJT were released on the morning of …