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GP speciality training essentials for GP registrars. A perfect resource for the MRCGP examination, this section contains advice and information for GP trainees, including articles to help you improve your consultation skills and tips to help you prepare for the CSA and AKT exams.
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Developing reflective writing skills - part two

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Developing reflective writing skills - part one

How to assess a patient's capacity - advice for GP registrars

Dealing with a patient's DNAR request

Dealing with your first death as a GP

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Patient requests specific medication

Advice and information for GP trainees

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Patient presents with a list of problems

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Patient presents with a list of problems

This mock case could be used individually or in a study group with someone playing...

Appraising a case-based discussion

Appraising a case-based discussion

Case-based discussions are an important part of a GP registrar's workplace-based...

The transition from GP trainee to independent practice

The transition from GP trainee to independent practice

Practical advice for GP registrars approaching the end of their training. By Dr Pipin...

Consulting skills: How to advise about exercise
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Consulting skills: How to advise about exercise

Current guidelines on exercise, how to conduct a brief assessment and tips on giving...

10 tips for newly-qualified GPs

10 tips for newly-qualified GPs

Medical Protection medicolegal adviser and GP Dr Rachel Birch shares her top tips...

Dilemma: A patient wants information removed from their record

Dilemma: A patient wants information removed from their record

A patient has asked me to remove some sensitive information from their medical records....

Consultation skills - Consulting with the bereaved patient

Consultation skills - Consulting with the bereaved patient

It is important to identify any risk factors associated with abnormal grief reactions.

A registrar survival guide - Consulting with the 'worried well'

A registrar survival guide - Consulting with the 'worried well'

Consulting with the 'worried well' can be very challenging. The number of worried...

Five tips on keeping good medical records

Five tips on keeping good medical records

Accurate medical records have always been important but with patients now able to...

A registrar survival guide... Structuring the consultation

A registrar survival guide... Structuring the consultation

Despite advances in medical investigations, the consultation will remain the most...

A registrar survival guide... follow up and safety netting
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A registrar survival guide... follow up and safety netting

A critical component of the Calgary-Cambridge model for consultations comes right...

How 'young GP' groups can support newly-qualified GPs

How 'young GP' groups can support newly-qualified GPs

Joining a 'young GP' group can provide valuable support and ongoing education for...

Applied Knowledge Test

Taking the applied knowledge test

The topics covered by the AKT and advice on how to prepare for the exam. By Dr Prashini...

MRCGP - AKT practice questions

Need help preparing for the applied knowledge test?

MRCGP - Revising for the AKT and CSA

Having a revision strategy and working in a group is the key to exam success, says...