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More details on PACES23 changes!


mrcp uk station 1 new format
Station 1 PACES23 changes

The abdominal system in Station 1 PACES23 is moved to Station 4 which will be paired with a communication skills encounter.


New Station 1 format:
  • 10 minutes communication encounter - Encounter will be judged on observation alone, no longer include a Question and Answer section with the examiners

  • 10 minutes respiratory system encounter - Examination for 6 minutes, Question & Answer session with examiners

 

mrcp uk station 2 new format
Station 2 PACES23 changes

The history taking station in Station 2 PACES23 is replaced with a 20 minutes consultation encounter.

New Station 2 format:
  • 20 minutes consultation encounter.

- 15 minutes: Structured history, examination, explain the diagnosis,

management & address any questions or concerns raised.

- 5 minutes: Question & Answer section with the examiners.


 
Station 3 remains the SAME
 

mrcp uk station 4 new format
Station 4 PACES23 changes

The respiratory system in Station 4 PACES23 is replaced with a communication skills encounter.


New Station 4 format
  • 10 minutes communication encounter - Encounter will be judged on observation alone, no longer include a Question and Answer section with the examiners

  • 10 minutes abdominal system encounter - Examination for 6 minutes, Question & Answer session with examiners

 
New Station 5 format

mrcp uk station 5 new format
Station 5 PACES23 changes
  • 20 minutes consultation encounter.

- 15 minutes: Structured history, examination, explain the diagnosis,

management & address any questions or concerns raised.

- 5 minutes: Question & Answer section with the examiners.


 

Click the link below to go to the RCP website and learn more.





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