Palliative Medicine SCE

This online exam revision resource of 465 multiple choice questions will help you prepare for the Specialty Certificate Examination (SCE) in Palliative Medicine.

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Resource Overview

465 Questions

Clinically-rich questions reflective of the exam blueprint and ‘best of five’ format. Feel confident with the exam's question types, style and difficulty.

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Topics Covered

This online Palliative Medicine SCE revision resource is the first and most extensive of its kind and allows you to study via categorised revision. The resource covers the MRCPUK's exam blueprint and is divided into the following topics:

Management of life-limiting disease

Pain (assessment and management)

Other symptoms/clinical problems

Clinical problems unrelated to cancer

Practical procedures

Pharmacology and therapeutics


Care of the dying patient and their family

Legal issues

Resource Editor

Dr Dylan Harris | Consultant in Palliative Medicine

“This extensive question bank covers the breadth of the Palliative Medicine SCE exam blueprint, and is therefore an invaluable revision resource for anyone sitting the exam, or just looking for a general palliative medicine CPD resource.”
Resource Editor

Resource Authors

Dr Dylan Harris, Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Dr Margaret Presswood, Consultant in Palliative Care

Dr James Grose, Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Dr James Davies, Consultant in Palliative Care

Dr Maimoona Ali, Palliative Medicine Specialist

Dr Anna Oriani, Medical Oncology Specialist

Dr Catherine Doherty, Specialty Training Palliative Medicine

Customer Reviews


“This is a very useful resource to guide exam revision for the Palliative Medicine SCE exam.”

27th Oct 2019 | Palliative Medicine SCE

Dr Gaurav Kumar | Hospital Doctor (IN)

“This revision resource gives a good insight into the pattern of the questions asked.”

17th Jun 2018 | Palliative Medicine SCE