Welcome to the RCGP’s First5 Library

This library provides educational resources and guidelines relevant to First5 GPs. It brings together national guidance, resources produced and accredited by the RCGP. These resources will be helpful for GPs in their first five years post MRCGP. 

To allow quick and easy access to the resources, the library is divided into the following sections, each of which covers a different area relevant to First5s: Clinical topics; Career options; Career progression; Organising finances; Appraisal and Revalidation and; Medical law.

Resources marked as FREE are accessible free of charge to all RCGP Members. Members may be required to pay to access other resources.


Consulting with patientsClinical managementBeing a GPAppraisal and revalidationMedical ethics and lawFirst5 GP LocumsFirst5 Pathway

Disclaimer: While the content of the First5 Library is reviewed and updated on a regular basis, we do not control or accept any responsibility for any linked resources on third-party websites or for any liability arising from their use. Access to and use of content including clinical guidelines on any third-party website is carried out solely at your own risk.