GP training

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, meet the demands of workplace-based assessment and tips to help you prepare for the CSA and AKT exams.
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Preparing for your first appraisal as a GP

Confidentiality: Disclosing patient information within the healthcare team

GP training: Teaching as a GP trainee

Confidentiality: What can GPs tell family members?

Palliative care: How GPs can handle conversations about end-of-life care

GP training: Writing up your teaching or presentation as a learning log

Advice and information for GP trainees

GP training: Recording your placement meeting in a learning log

GP training: Recording your placement meeting in a learning log

Advice to help GP trainees understand the key educational issues arising from their...

Multisource feedback in GP training

Multisource feedback in GP training

Multisource feedback (MSF) is a key part of the workplace-based assessment. Dr Prashini...

Confidentiality: When can GPs disclose information to the police?

Confidentiality: When can GPs disclose information to the police?

In the first of a series on the GMC's new confidentiality guidance, Dr Catherine...

GP training: Writing a PDP in your e-portfolio

GP training: Writing a PDP in your e-portfolio

A good personal development plan (PDP) will set out how a trainee assessed their...

GP training: How an audit e-portfolio log entry is assessed

GP training: How an audit e-portfolio log entry is assessed

The second of two articles on audit during GP training looks at how the e-portfolio...

GP training: Writing up an audit for your e-portfolio

GP training: Writing up an audit for your e-portfolio

In the first of two articles on how to write up an audit, a typical e-portfolio entry...

A patient-centric approach to consent

A patient-centric approach to consent

MDDUS medical adviser Dr Naeem Nazem explains a legal change in focus relating to...

Using random case analyses in GP training

Using random case analyses in GP training

Random case analyses (RCAs) enable trainees to critically review cases and identify...

Writing up clinical examination and procedural skills (CEPS) in learning logs

Writing up clinical examination and procedural skills (CEPS) in learning logs

Workplace-based assessment: Advice on how to present CEPS in your learning log and...

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Patient smells of alcohol

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Patient smells of alcohol

To be used individually or in a study group with someone playing the doctor, patient...

The audio clinical observation tool (COT) in GP training

The audio clinical observation tool (COT) in GP training

Dr Prashini Naidoo explains why the audio COT forms part of a GP trainee's workplace...

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Low mood in a menopausal patient

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Low mood in a menopausal patient

For use individually or in a study group with someone playing the doctor, patient...

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...