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I've paid for the eKA, why can't I access it? +

Sometimes when trying to access the eKA, candidates will see an ‘eKA-thankyou’ screen, with the following message: “Thank you...

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How is the eKA marked? +

The eKA computer platform marks and ratifies the candidate’s assessment automatically. Each correct answer receives one mark. Incorrect or unan...

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How many eKA attempts can I make? +

The eKA costs £75 per attempt. Your payment therefore covers one attempt only. There is no limit to the number of times you can pay for and ...

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What if I have a disability? +

If you have a disability (as covered in the Equality Act 2010), it may be possible to make reasonable adjustments to the assessment. Any adjustmen...

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Can I get any feedback on my eKA? +

The eKA is a summative assessment and the only feedback is a pass or fail. We cannot provide individualised feedback or further information on the pa...

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Can I get extra time in the eKA if English isn't my first language? +

All doctors and nurses who practise medicine in the UK must have the necessary knowledge of English to communicate effectively so they do not put the...

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My computer crashed during the eKA, can I get a refund? +

The FSRH will only give a refund or offer another attempt without an additional payment when the fault is due to the eKA platform itself. The F...

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