RACGP confirms it uses tech company embroiled in exam fiasco

But the college is assuring members there are no immediate concerns

The RACGP is reassuring registrars its online fellowship tests are robust after an IT glitch forced some 1200 physician trainees to abort a major exam.

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The doctors were taking a high-stakes five-hour Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) exam to decide whether they could progress to advanced training.

Many were left bewildered and in tears as they filed out of the test centres.

Last week, it emerged that the company contracted to run the exam — Pearson Vue — has been embroiled in a string of computer failures over the past 20 years.

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