The AKT has a large curriculum and is a challenging exam. Dr Rachel Foster shares her experience of balancing AKT preparation with a busy schedule at work and home and tips on what helped her pass her exam with a … Continue reading How I passed the MRCGP AKT with 94% overall – tips for AKT preparation
These are the current pay scales for GP trainees in effect from September 2023 onwards. As the new junior doctor contract has been implemented in England pay scales are now very different in England compared to Wales, Scotland and Northern … Continue reading GP Training Pay – payscales for ST1 – ST3 including GP registrar net pay
The MRCGP AKT is a challenging exam, and many doctors need more than one attempt to pass. In this article, Dr Carla Harris discusses how she changed her approach to AKT preparation after failing her first attempt. She passed her … Continue reading How I passed my MRCGP AKT resit preparing while having a toddler and being pregnant – and why I failed my first attempt
Dr Metcalf passed her MRCGP AKT in January 2023 on the 1st attempt with an overall score of 80.5%, with 95% in statistics, and 90% in the admin domain. In this article she shares her experience of preparing for the … Continue reading Preparing for the MRCGP AKT with dyslexia – tips and useful resources
Getting into GP training has become increasingly competitive over the last few years, especially for doctors aiming to get into popular areas. Dr Zeinab Dafalla shares here experience and tips that helped her get an MSRA score of 623. This … Continue reading How to prepare for the MSRA so you get your 1st choice job – useful resources and MSRA revision tips from Dr Zeinab Dafalla who scored 623!
Dr Abdalla Ahmed passed the MRCGP AKT with 90% overall. In this article he shares his experience of preparing for the exam, discusses his tips for revision, the resources he used and those that he found most helpful in his … Continue reading How to Pass the MRCGP AKT – Revision Tips and Resources That Helped Me Score 90%
Dr Jehane Le Grange passed his AKT with 89.5% overall, including a perfect 100% in stats, and 90% in the admin domain. He shares his experience and tips on how to pass this challenging exam. Introduction I am Dr Jehane … Continue reading MRCGP AKT Preparation Tips – Revision Experience and Advice from a High Scorer
The MRCGP Simulated Consultation Assessment (SCA) was launched in November 2023 and has replaced the MRCGP RCA. Dr Ranmini Weerasinghe was part of the first cohort of doctors to sit the new exam, and passed with flying colours after having … Continue reading How I Went From Failing the RCA to Success in the MRCGP SCA – Tips to Help You Pass
Dr Mahfuza Islam shares her experience of passing the MRCGP AKT on her first attempt despite being convinced she had failed. In this article she shares her top tips for anyone preparing for this challenging exam, and the resources she … Continue reading How I passed my AKT despite thinking I had failed: tips and resources that helped me pass AKT!
Dermatology is one of the more relaxed and enjoyable rotations that a doctor can do in GP training, whilst still providing useful learning opportunities. It is normal to be nervous when starting a new rotation, but it will be more … Continue reading 10 tips for GP training posts in dermatology
When taking up a salaried GP post, it is important to discuss and negotiate key areas in your contract and agree a job plan. In this article, Dr Mahibur Rahman explores some frequently asked questions about salaried GP contracts. When … Continue reading Taking up a salaried GP post – frequently asked questions about contracts
Dr Dilini Srikantha passed the MRCGP AKT with an overall score of 93.5% in her first sitting. In this article she shares her experience of preparing for the exam, discusses her tips for revision, the resources she used and those … Continue reading MRCGP AKT Preparation Strategy and Revision Tips – How I Passed First Time with 93.5%