MRCGP regulations, reviews, appeals, complaints and mitigating circumstances

MRCGP Regulations

The MRCGP regulations apply to assessments undertaken by doctors training in GP specialty training programmes in the UK.

The current version of the MRCGP regulations is the one posted on the RCGP website.

Candidate code of conduct for AKT and CSA

This guidance document outlines the standards of conduct expected from candidates during assessments, as well as the penalties for misconduct and procedures in cases of alleged misconduct.

Code of conduct for WPBA and Trainee ePortfolio

There is a separate code of conduct covering the regulations for WPBA and use of the Trainee ePortfolio.

Exceptional fifth attempts at the AKT and CSA

A new policy has been developed by the RCGP which will allow examination candidates to make exceptional fifth attempts at the AKT or CSA on the basis of additional educational attainment.

If you want to make an application for an exceptional fifth attempt to sit the AKT or CSA, please read the document below and complete the form.

Mitigating Circumstances

Please refer to the relevant sections of the Examination Regulations in the first instance and to the policy document below.

If you wish to request that mitigating circumstances are taken into account in respect of either the AKT or CSA please complete and email the form below to exams@rcgp.org.uk.

Regulations for the conduct of office reviews, complaints and appeals

Please refer to Section 17 of the Examination Regulations in the first instance and to the policy documents below.

Office Reviews
To request a review of an AKT or CSA examination result, please complete and return the form below.

Complaints
If you want to make a complaint about the AKT or CSA, please complete and return the form below.

Appeals
To lodge an appeal against an examination result, please complete and return the form below.

For all enquiries please contact the RCGP Examination Section at: exams@rcgp.org.uk

Tel: 0203 188 7660

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