This tests consulting and communication skills. It is intended to be like an everyday surgery in any general practice. It is set in a consulting room with patients who will come in for 10 minute appointments.
Detailed information regarding the simulated surgery is available in the Simulated Surgery Guidance Notes document.
Simulated surgery dates - RCGP, London NW1
Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 January 2017
Registration and payment must be received by 21 December 2016
Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 May 2017
Registration and payment must be received by 2 March 2017
Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 July 2017
Registration and payment must be received by 24 June 2017
Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October 2017
Registration and payment must be received by 22 September 2017
Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 January 2018
Registration and payment must be received by 22 December 2017
NB the above dates are subject to change
Number of permissible attempts and associated costs
Applicants are permitted a maximum number of 4 attempts at the Simulated Surgery. The first attempt is free, subsequent attempts will be charged at £850. A successful attempt at the Simulated Surgery is valid for a maximum of 12 months from the date of the assessment.
Preparation Resources for Entry Assessments
For some information about resources you could use to help prepare for the new Induction and Refresher (I&R) learning needs assessments, please read this document.