Reviews keyboard_arrow_right Cardiff MRCS OSCE course: Clinical Examination and Communication Skills

The reviews displayed here are in answer to the question 'Kindly tell us your overall impression about the teaching, faculty and organisation of this course. Please state if this course helped to focus your revision for the exam'.

Very Useful.

AM
Queen's Hospital, Romford

Excellent course.

RI
Southampton General Hospital, Southampton

I liked the course very much. Thanks.

JR
Northampton General Hospital, Northampton

Thank you all.

SS
King Abdullah Hospital Bisha

Very good.

CA
Royal Blackburn Hospital, Blackburn

Great learning experience. Involving practise to critical care and pathology stations would be much helpful.

SB
Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Lancaster

An excellent course and I would highly recommend it to peers.

RH
Torbay District General Hospital, Torquay

I found this course particulary useful because I am from outside the UK and have never done OSCEexaminations before.

DB
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Excellent.

AM
Queen's Hospital, Romford

Excellent course, very helpful and enjoyable.

CF
William Harvey Hospital, Ashford

Very well arranged.

JH
Leicester General Hospital, Leicester

Excellent.

NA
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich

Very good course.

WJ
Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham

Excellent.

SC
Colchester General Hospital, Colchester

Excellent.

AS
John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Excellent as always.

CJ
Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland

High professionalism, friendly environment, very relevant to the exam.

VP
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore

Well organized, supportive friendly environment.

FM
University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent

Very good overall. In fact I was actually waiting for the actual exam to compare the relevance and qualityof the course. indeed it is worth attending. thanks.

NG
Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore Co.Offaly

Communication part was very good and very useful. The actors were professional. And the last lectureabout communication given as an extra after the course was extremely helpful (I know my impression isbiased because I don't work in the UK - but it gave me good insight about what the examiners expect fromus on MRCS part B OSCE).

MK
Berezino District Hospital, Belarus

Good organization. Covers most of the important topics.

AR
Mansoura Alpha Medical Center

Very Satisfied.

AR
Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank, Glasgow

Good.

KJ
Ashford Hospital, Ashford

Verry useful for the exam revision and preparation.

AT
St George's Hospital (London), London

Excellent.

BS
Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

The teaching were mostly focused on how to go through the stations which was very good. I feel a lotconfident having attended the course.

IP
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, Huddersfield

A good course and less intense than the previous few days.

RL
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich

Excellent course.

BG
Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

Excellent.

MW
Milton Keynes General Hospital, Milton Keynes

Good communication sessions. I think will be very useful for exams.

PS
Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury

Good way to teach skills.

LP
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Good.

SP
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Very good.

AY
Nottingham City Hospital, Nottingham

Excellent course with great range of specialist to assess the stations. I felt like I was given valuablefeedback.

JR
University Hospital, Coventry

Great actors, good scenarios.

TH
Royal London Hospital, London

Excellent!

SA
Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor

Very helpful. the course is well structured. very informative and direct to the point.

MS
International Medical Centre-Jeddah

Excellent.

MR
Countess of Chester Hospital, Chester

Very well organised and once again covered a wide range of topics in a short space of time without beingtoo overwhelming.

NB
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Well organized, would appreciate more if would have been longer.

PM
Morriston Hospital, Swansea

Incredibly well organised. A very useful chance to practice before the exam. Great to have people whohave recently done the exam to give pointers.

CB
Royal United Hospital, Bath

I was less impressed with this day. I feel we should have been assessed more in smaller groups andmaybe had less teaching. We all need to be able to examine slickly and with a routine and i don't feel thiswas assessed as well as the other days.

WC
Wexham Park Hospital, Slough

Slickly organised, covered most major topics relating to comm skills and examinations. Sometimes ranout of time with some stations. Hip and Knee examination station caused some confusion. Nodemonstration or opportunity to practice exam in this station.

SA
Royal Preston Hospital, Preston

Excellent course, friendly, focuses, but not threatening and accommodated different peoples abilities andexperience.

LP
Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro

I thought the stations were all relevant but i would preferred more one on one practice scenarios andmore detail on the more complex exams such as the neuro etc.

MC
Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury

Very well organised. Provided a general feel of what to expect in the actual MRCS Part B examination.

RK
Royal Preston Hospital, Preston

The contents of the course were good and relevant. The presentations were clear. Would berecommending it to others preparing for the exam.

MH
Kettering General Hospital, Kettering

Excellent course with very understanding faculty.

RK
Vydehi Hospital, Bangalore

Good day.

OR
Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds

Excellent learning opportunity.

MZ
Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow

Well organized.

SD
North Manchester General Hospital, Manchester

Overall very good.

RM
John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Good course.

AS
King's College Hospital, London

Excellent.

HG
Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital, Liverpool

The course was so valuable in all of its aspects.

AJ
Leicester General Hospital, Leicester

An excellent course. The day was well organized with great clinical teaching

KE
Victoria Barracks, Windsor

Well organized.

AJ
University College Hospital, London

Good faculty. Very friendly.

KM
West Middlesex University Hospital, Isleworth

Very well organized course providing a valuable opportunity to practice the exam format. Also a greatopportunity to learn from peers, seniors, and actors.

CH
King's College Hospital, London

I would recommend this course.

MF
Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley

Well organized and highly relevant.

HB
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Good.

MU
St. Luke's Hospital, Ireland

Great.

BT
Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester

Good organization of the course.

JL
Royal Bolton Hospital, Bolton

Very good to run through scenarios, especially for the communication skills stations.

RM
Milton Keynes General Hospital, Milton Keynes

Very, very good.

WE
St. James's Hospital

A very good course.

AT
Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

Very good.

MP
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Very good.

SH
Royal London Hospital, London

Overall, a good chance to practice.

AH
Royal Bolton Hospital, Bolton

Excellent course with a good faculty and teaching in very clear simple words.

MA
Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre, Birmingham

Useful for practicing exams not commonly done if not on that particular surgical rotation.

RS
Kettering General Hospital, Kettering

Good.

VC
Northern General Hospital, Sheffield

Very good.

SB
Cavan General Hospital, Ireland

Really useful course. Well organised.

GM
Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow

Content was good.

AW
University Hospital Waterford, Waterford, Ireland

Very good.

VS
St Helier Hospital, Carshalton

Good revision before exam.

SN
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester

Very Useful.

MA
Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport

Very good.

HA
Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

Good.

TA
Kettering General Hospital, Kettering

Good.

SG
University College Hospital Galway, Galway, Ireland

Very good course.

MU
Royal London Hospital, London

Excellent.

AA
Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham

Great teaching and feedback.

AC
Epsom General Hospital, Epsom, UK

Very good!

PM
St George's Hospital, London, UK

Most of the scenarios were excellent.

MT
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn, UK

The organisation of the course was very good. The teaching could have been better if the demonstratorscould plan how to organise these 30 mins to deliver the information effectively.

VK
Glan Clwyd District General Hospital, Rhyl, UK

Relevant towards exam. Most faculty were very approachable and knowledgeable.

SMN
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK

Excellent.

YMG
Royal Blackburn Hospital, Blackburn, UK

Very good, better than I expected comparing to the courses I attended in the past. Pleased that I couldattend this course.

TM
Withybush General Hospital, Haverfordwest, UK

Overall useful and covered the basics of each examination. It would have been useful to go over handexamination.

AM
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK

A very useful revision of clinical exam skills.

MP
Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK

A very useful revision of clinical exam skills.

MP
Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK

I found the course useful and relevant to the exam preparation. Excellent course.

AE
Emirates French Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

I found the course useful and relevant to the exam preparation. Good course.

MW
North Devon District Hospital, Barnstaple, UK

Great help. Gives you an insight into your strength and weaknesses.

KA
Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK

Overall good idea of what is expected in exam.

HY
King's College Hospital, London, UK

Good practice for clinical examinations. Relevant for exam preparation. Content of the course was good.

OS
Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury, UK

The contents of the course was good and relevant. The presentations were clear. Will be recommendingit to others preparing for the exam.

MK
University College Hospital, London, UK

Excellent course and faculty. Good quality presentations. Relevant for exam preparation. The course wasexcellent and provided good value for money.

KW
Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wigan, UK

High standard of faculty. Relevant for exam preparation. Content of the course was excellent.

SS
Salford Royal, Salford, UK

High standard of faculty. Relevant for exam preparation. Content of the course was good.

VM
Hull Royal Infirmary, Hull, UK

The contents of the course were good and relevant. I found the course useful and relevant to the exampreparation. Excellent course.

JB
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK

The content of the course was good and relevant. The presentations were clear. Will be recommendingit to others preparing for the exam.

MSZ
Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK

Relevant clinical examinations discussed. Best stations had example examination followed by chance to practice.

SC
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Special thanks to the actors and actresses.

KMS
Cairo University Students Hospital

Excellent session - succinct and very relevant to exam.

YLG
Royal Preston Hospital, Preston

Good organisation and teaching. Let us hope it helps with our exams!

CC
Frenchay Hospital, Bristol

Very useful.

RJ
Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester

Very usefull course. Good organization and friendly faculty.

MM
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Was excellent to perform clinical examination in every station.

LS
Krasnoyarsk Regional Hospital, Neurosurgical Department

Good faculty members and very friendly teaching.

MTH
Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil

I have been to another course but this is certainly a lot better given the quality of the faculty. I mean most tutors were exceptional.

NZ
Misurata Cancer Centre, Misurata, Libya

Well organised day. Covered a lot of aspects for the exam.

NG
George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton

Well run. Very good.

WG
Northampton General Hospital, Northampton

Very good.

GBB
Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow

Good tips and insiders ‘dos and don’ts’.

EL
Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury

Very well organised course.

ASK
York Hospital, York

Excellent.

IA
Northampton General Hospital, Northampton

Good.

HA
King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Communication was very good and helpful.

DT
Royal Preston Hospital, Preston

Excellent value for good quality and practical teaching.

FAV
University College Hospital, London

Good practice

DM
Weston General Hospital, Weston-super-Mare

Good course….but more time need for each station I think.

MEH
Warwick Hospital, Warwick

Excellent Course and Faculty.

HT
Good Hope District General Hospital, Sutton Coldfield

Very good practice.

AH
Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester

Good last minute revision.

HJ
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester

Very good indeed - many thanks.

JB
Birmingham University - current anatomy demonstrator

Very good content; carefully tailored for the exam.

RJ
Royal Preston Hospital, Preston

Kudos to Stuart and his team for this meticulous organization.

SA
National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, London

Another exceptionally well-organised and efficient Doctors Academy course.

CB
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Excellent.

MA
Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre, Birmingham

More focus on examination, i.e., hip, shoulder etc

NI
Northampton General Hospital, Northampton

Impressed.

CE
Furness General Hospital, Barrow-in-Furness

Very intensive and useful

AD
Leicester General Hospital, Leicester

Overall quite good. No specific complaints.

DQ
Hospital Sultan Abdul Halim, Malaysia

Very detailed and intensive course. Excellent coverage of syllabus. However, I would have preferred to have two separate days for the communication stations & the clinical examination stations (the communication per se stations and the history taking communication stations) held in one day and the examination stations at another day

AS
Iran hospital.Khorram abad

Good to practice with actors.

RM
Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Upon Tyne