FRCS General Surgery

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FRCS General Surgery Exam Revision Resource

Our FRCS General Surgery revision resource provides hundreds of practice questions written to assess and improve your knowledge for the Royal College of Surgeons’ ISB Section 1 Exam in General Surgery.

This resource contains questions based on themes from previous exams and once answered provide detailed explanations and key learning points to enhance your knowledge.

You can revise for your FRCS General Surgery exam with over 1,800 single best answer questions and extended matching items.

Curriculum topics include; Acute Abdomen, Infections of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues, Critical Care, Lower and Upper Gastrointestinal Diseases

Our bespoke medical revision platform allows you to systematically target your weak areas, improve your knowledge across all key topics in the current exam curriculum,test your exam aptitude, log your learning and track your progress.


600 SBA Questions
1,280 EMQs
Free Mobile App

Your FRCS exam resource includes

  • 600 Single Best Answer (SBA) questions
  • Question themes from previous exam sittings
  • 1,280 Extended Matching Questions (EMQ)
  • Detailed performance analysis and feedback
  • Exam specific revision advice

Work Smart

Customise your revision to suit you - choose to answer questions by topic, type, difficulty level or weak area.

Use Work Smart to test your weak areas - select this feature in your session analysis and we will provide you with a pre-filled Work Smart session that focuses on your weak areas only.

Revise more efficiently; our Adapt For Me feature adapts to your current performance and delivers you questions that increase in difficulty as your knowledge improves.

After each Work Smart session, we provide you with a memorable list of learning points covered in that particular session, to help reinforce your revision

Feedback & Analysis

Understand how you are performing and where you need to improve - Our graphing features ensure you get a clear, accurate and detailed picture of your performance by session and over time.

Are you ahead of the curve? Our Peer Comparison tool shows you how your average scores compare to the average of all BMJ OnExamination users revising for the same exam.

Track and log every revision session by name in your learning journal. Stored in date order, you can return to any session whenever you wish.

Mock Test

Ready to put your knowledge to the test? - why not take a mock test and check you are exam ready.

Designed to test your exam aptitude our mock tests are timed and include the correct number of questions and topic spread for your exam – mirroring what you will face on exam day.

Mobile App

Our free App allows you to revise offline on up to two devices allowing you to use both your phone and your tablet. Download up to 100 questions at a time. All of your scores are saved and are synced back to your account when you next log in online.

This means that you can fit in your revision wherever you are, on your commute, in between patients, having a coffee break, whenever it suits you best.

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Section Editor

Niall Aston

Niall Aston

Speciality: TD MEd MChir FRCS

Niall Aston is a Consultant Surgeon at South London Healthcare Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer (Teaching) at King's College London School of Medicine. His main surgical interests are in vascular and paediatric surgery. He is Divisional Director of Medical Education for the Trust and is a member of the Foundation and Simulation faculties. He is also an MRCS examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England and mentor for the London Deanery. His other interests are mainly aspirational as much of his spare time is taken up by the transportation of four children to and from a variety of sporting and musical venues.

In 2008 Niall was appointed to the role of Surgery Section Editor. As a Section Editor he is responsible for a team of medical question writers that are experts in their specialty and have extensive knowledge of the exam structure, difficulty and curriculum. Niall will review all the questions and instruct authors on what new questions to write and add to the surgery revision resources. Niall will also answer your queries on questions and respond to the feedback you give us on our questions.

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