News and updates

JCST Interface Fellowship training

Applications are open for new JCST Interface Fellowship training ... Read more

04 November 2022
Web browser Internet Explorer 11

IE11 no longer supported by Microsoft therefore ISCP should be ac... Read more

23 September 2022
General Surgery - New & Index PBAs

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21 September 2022
9th Edition of the Gold Guide

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05 September 2022
Revised FRCS Exam Entry Criteria

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05 September 2022
New PBAs

General Surgery, Otolaryngology and Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery... Read more

02 August 2022
Vascular Surgery Index PBAs

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02 August 2022
MCR contributor window

MCR contributor window cut to 48-hours from 22nd June... Read more

20 June 2022
ISCP site disruption

We expect some disruption to the ISCP website Wed 15 to Fri 17 Ju... Read more

10 June 2022
New videos are now available

ARCP preparation under the new curriculum... Read more

25 May 2022
JCST Trainer Survey 2021 Report

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10 May 2022
ISCP planned essential maintenance

ISCP upgrades between 9pm Sun 24th and 5pm Mon 25th April... Read more

20 April 2022
New Research FAQ

New FAQ about evidencing research ... Read more

14 April 2022
ISCP site disruption

We expect some disruption to the ISCP website today.... Read more

07 April 2022
ISCP planned essential maintenance

ISCP access 26th March 5pm – 7pm... Read more

25 March 2022
Navigation to the Trial MCR

Navigation to the Trial MCR and Self-assessment has been removed ... Read more

21 March 2022
ISCP website issues logging in

We are aware that some users are having issues logging in to the ... Read more

07 March 2022
New FAQs available

New FAQs about the non-removal of contributors from MCR... Read more

04 March 2022
New video

How to Change your Lead Clinical Supervisor... Read more

23 February 2022
ISCP site unavailable 28th February

ISCP access unavailable 9pm Sun 27th to 9pm Mon 28th February for... Read more

21 February 2022
JCST fee

The JCST fee for the next academic year ... Read more

10 February 2022
Useful links

Useful links to the new surgical curriculum 2022... Read more

26 January 2022
ISCP site unavailable 13th December

ISCP access unavailable 9pm Sun 12th to 9pm Mon 13th December for... Read more

02 December 2021
Ask Keith

More online drop in sessions... Read more

18 October 2021
JCST trainer survey 2021

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01 October 2021
Ask Keith

Online drop in sessions... Read more

29 September 2021
Optimal web browsers for ISCP use

We recommend Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge... Read more

28 September 2021
JCST Research Lead recruitment

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08 September 2021
ISCP planned essential maintenance

ISCP access 3rd September 5pm – 7pm... Read more

02 September 2021
JCST trainee survey report

The 5th annual trainee survey report is now available. ... Read more

20 May 2021
ARCP Decision Aid

Surgery specific management of ARCPs during COVID-19... Read more

19 May 2021
Curriculum webinars available

More events and resources about the curriculum... Read more

12 May 2021
Maximising training opportunities

A new version of the document has been worked on by the JCST, ASi... Read more

29 April 2021
ISCP planned essential maintenance

ISCP access 27-30 April 2021 from 2am – 4am... Read more

23 April 2021
May 2021 DO-HNS Part 2 exam update

Statements to candidates regarding May 2021 MRCS Part B and Addit... Read more

04 March 2021
Updates on the MRCS Part B exam

ICBSE have released two important updates ... Read more

26 February 2021
Section 2 examinations update

Important update from JCIE on Section 2 examinations... Read more

25 February 2021
Curriculum derogations

Updated curriculum derogations (February 2021)... Read more

25 February 2021
Updated Trial MCR & Self-assessment

Trial MCR and Self-assessment have a new look and added functiona... Read more

25 February 2021
ISCP planned essential maintenance

ISCP access 23-26 February 2021 2am – 4am... Read more

19 February 2021
JCST Fee 2021-22

The JCST fee will remain frozen for the upcoming academic year... Read more

17 February 2021
New Trial MCR and Self-assessment

New updated Trial MCR and Self-assessment from Wed 24th Feb... Read more

12 February 2021
ISCP planned essential maintenance

ISCP access 9-12 February 2021 2am – 4am... Read more

05 February 2021
TIG applicants update

TIG applicants and the impact of cancellation of Section 2 of the... Read more

29 January 2021
ICBSE statement

Important update to candidates re MRCS Part B and DOHNS Part 2 in... Read more

29 January 2021
TIG fellowship recruitment

Recruitment in Major Trauma TIG fellowships... Read more

20 January 2021
TIG fellowship recruitment

Recruitment in Management of Skin Cancer TIG fellowships... Read more

20 January 2021
Curriculum derogations

Curriculum derogations (January 2021)... Read more

12 January 2021
TIG fellowship recruitment

Recruitment in Spinal Surgery TIG fellowships... Read more

06 January 2021
Vascular Surgery SAC newsletter

Vascular Surgery SAC newsletter December 2020... Read more

04 January 2021
TIG fellowship recruitment

Recruitment in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology TIG fellowships... Read more

04 January 2021
TIG fellowship recruitment

Recruitment in Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery TIG fellowships... Read more

04 January 2021
JCST office closure over Christmas

From 2pm on 23 December and will re-open 9am on 4 January 2021... Read more

16 December 2020
Specialty training application

Close at 4pm, Thursday 17 December 2020.... Read more

04 December 2020
SAC vacancies

2021 Plastic Surgery SAC Liaison Member vacancies... Read more

04 December 2020
TIG fellowship recruitment

Recruitment in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery TIG fellowships... Read more

04 December 2020
ISCP planned essential maintenance

ISCP access 1st December 2020 10am – 2pm... Read more

27 November 2020
Maximising training opportunities

Making the most of every training opportunity... Read more

10 November 2020
ISCP planned essential maintenance

ISCP access 21st to 22nd October 2020 9pm – 10pm... Read more

21 October 2020
Surgical curricula 2021

Surgical curricula for August 2021 now available... Read more

20 October 2020
SAC Liaison Member vacancies 2021

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12 October 2020
JCST COVID-19 Statement

COVID-19: JCST Statement update (1st October 2020)... Read more

01 October 2020
JCST Trainer Survey Report

The JCST has published its first biennial Trainer Survey report. ... Read more

10 September 2020
Training in the Independent Sector

Agreement has been reached to offer surgical trainees training...... Read more

09 September 2020
JCST Newsletter August 2020

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03 September 2020
Guide to trainee self-assessments

A new guide for trainees filling out a self-assessment is availab... Read more

11 August 2020
New SAC guidance

SAC guidance for supervision of surgical trainees delivering emer... Read more

11 August 2020
JCST COVID-19 Statement

COVID-19: JCST Statement update (7th August 2020)... Read more

07 August 2020
ISCP planned essential maintenance

ISCP access 4th to 7th August 2020 2am – 4am... Read more

04 August 2020
The ISCP has a new look

The ISCP has a new, more user-focused look... Read more

04 August 2020
New ISCP features

New ISCP critical conditions and index procedures features... Read more

04 August 2020
Topic linking no longer available

The facility to link syllabus topics to WBAs is no longer availab... Read more

04 August 2020
Welcome to the new academic year

The JCST would like to wish you all the very best... Read more

04 August 2020
New PBAs available on ISCP

There are new PBAs available across all surgical specialties... Read more

04 August 2020