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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GP dilemma: Handling a power of attorney request

How should GPs address concerns about a colleague's performance?

GP training: The BATHE model of communication

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GP training: Gathering evidence for 'maintaining an ethical approach'

Genetic information and confidentiality

GP training: Writing your first medical report

Advice and information for GP trainees

Identifying yourself as a GP trainee
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Identifying yourself as a GP trainee

Patients must be informed that they are seeing a GP trainee - and they have the right...

GP training: Learning from 'coffee room chats'

GP training: Learning from 'coffee room chats'

What GP trainees can learn from informal chats and how this learning can be captured...

Ensuring patient confidentiality when dealing with the media

Ensuring patient confidentiality when dealing with the media

In the latest in our series on the GMC's new confidentiality guidance, MDU medico-legal...

Preparing for your first appraisal as a GP

Preparing for your first appraisal as a GP

Dr Prashini Naidoo provides advice for GP trainees approaching the end of their training...

Confidentiality: Disclosing patient information within the healthcare team

Confidentiality: Disclosing patient information within the healthcare team

In the latest in our series on the GMC's new confidentiality guidance, MDU medico-legal...

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

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

Talking to patients about end-of-life care is not easy even for experienced health...

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

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

In the second of two articles on how to write up your teaching or presentation in...

GP training: Teaching as a GP trainee

GP training: Teaching as a GP trainee

In the first of two articles on teaching as a GP trainee, Dr Prashini Naidoo looks...

Confidentiality: What can GPs tell family members?

Confidentiality: What can GPs tell family members?

In the second of a series on the GMC's new confidentiality guidance, MDU medico-legal...

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...

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...