Doctors Qualifications Explained

Have you ever wondered what the qualification letters your Doctor has mean? The table below explains:

Letters

Explanation

MBBCh and MBBS

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (basic Medical degree)

MRCGP

Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners

DRCOG

Diploma of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Dip Av Med

Diploma in Aviation Medicine

Dip Occ Med

Diploma in Occupational Medicine

DFFP

Diploma Faculty of Family Planning and Reproductive Medicine

Dip PCR

Diploma in Primary Care Rheumatology

MRCS

Member of the Royal College of Surgeons

LRCP

Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians

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