Are PACES Ahead courses consistent with the new PACES23 format?
Yes, the PACES Ahead courses have been updated to reflect the new PACES23 format with new consultation and communication stations alongside clinical examinations of real patients where you examine each patient yourself.
Are there still places on the course?
Yes, if available on the website. Our courses are typically oversubscribed and places are limited so we advise booking early.
How can I book a place?
You may confirm a place by either booking online using a credit/debit card or by telephone at +44 870 042 7499, lines open 24x7. 
The course is full. Can I be added to the waiting list?
Yes, please contact us to be added to the waiting list and we will contact you as soon as a place becomes available.
Where is the venue for the course?
The course is held at Holiday Inn Brentford Lock

What do I get when I book a course?
As soon as you complete your booking, you will automatically receive an email confirming your booking, venue details, timing and a list of accommodation near the venue.
Will I receive pre-course material?
The PACES Ahead course preread will be emailed to you in advance of your course.
Do I get a receipt?
Yes, you will receive a VAT receipt via email when you book.
I need a certificate of attendance, how do I obtain one?
You will receive a certificate of attendance at the course.
When do I receive my timetable?
The course timetable is available at the course. The course will start at 9:00 am and finish at 5:00 pm each day.
Is local accommodation available?
Yes, you will have to book and pay for the accommodation yourself. We would recommend:
- Hilton, Syon Park​​
- Holiday Inn, Brentford
What refreshments are there?
Refreshments including tea, coffee and lunch are provided.
How do I find out more about the MRCP exams?
For detailed information about the MRCP exams, including application, syllabus, exam format and dates, you should contact the Royal College of Physicians on +44 (0) 207 935 1174, or visit their PACES pages.
Is there parking available?
Free parking is available at the venue.
What if I need to cancel/transfer my booking?
If for whatever reason you need to cancel a course booking there is no charge providing up to 5 working days notice is given. Cancellations received in the last 5 working days preceding the course will not be refundable.

Transfers are dependent upon availability and accepted at no charge if up to 5 working days notice is provided. No refund or transfers can be made within 5 working days but substitutes will be accepted.