Appraisal and Assessment
Rotations consist of six monthly attachments each specialising in the main tumour sites: pelvic, lung, breast, GI, melanoma.
Specific work based assessments have been developed by the Royal College of Physicians and every trainee has an e-portfolio to document their training and record work based assessments and educational and clinical supervisors reports. Formal assessments are conducted as party of the ARCP process.
The Specialty Certificate Examination in Medical Oncology (SCE)
All Medical Oncology trainees are required to complete the Specialty Certificate Examination. The aim of this national assessment is to assess a trainee’s knowledge and understanding of the clinical sciences relevant to specialist medical practice and of common or important disorders to a level appropriate for a newly appointed consultant. The Specialty Certificate Examination is a prerequisite for attainment of the CCT.