PLAB 2 Online Resources

Gain a head start on your PLAB 2 exam preparation with our online resources.

PLAB 2 – sample videos


What’s Included

Our video package dedicated to preparing for the PLAB 2 exam is now available in our monthly subscription (will be charged on a monthly basis unless cancelled). Included in the package is a full introduction to the PLAB 2 OSCE exam including hints and tips followed by history taking, communication skills, procedures, acute care, and clinical examinations. Each topics offer Core Content videos covering skills needed to complete these OSCEs followed by example videos showing live OSCEs in action.

History taking

  • General approach to history taking PLAB 2 OSCEs
  • Paediatric history taking
  • Psychiatric history taking
  • Gynaecological, obstetric and sexual history taking

Clinical examination

  • General approach to clinical examination PLAB 2 OSCEs
  • Medical and Surgical examinations
  • Orthopaedic examinations
  • Mental state examinations

Practical Procedures

  • General approach to practical procedure PLAB 2 OSCEs
  • Suturing
  • Intravenous cannulation
  • Blood pressure measurement
  • Urethral catheterisation


  • General approach to communication PLAB 2 OSCEs
  • Breaking bad news
  • Angry patients and relatives
  • Demanding patients

Acute Care

  • General approach to acute care PLAB 2 OSCEs
  • ABCDE approach
  • Trauma care
  • Basic Life Support

PLAB 2 OSCE Skills

  • Differential diagnosis
  • Formulating management plans
  • Patient consent
  • Patient counselling
  • Handover and Referral
  • Presenting to the examiner
  • Sources of Information


  • Consent
  • Confidentiality
  • Capacity

Example PLAB 2 OSCE Stations

  • Dysphagia
  • Toe Pain
  • Haematuria
  • Seizure and Driving
  • Missed Fracture – Conflict
  • Headache
  • Swollen Knee – History
  • Vomiting Infant – History

PLAB 2:Understanding UK Healthcare

  • How does general practice work in the UK

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