CORE TRAINING ARCP INFORMATION 

ARCP Date: Week commencing 20th June 2022

Deadline for submission of Form R, E-Portfolio readiness including ES report(s) is 10th June 2022

 

Key Contacts 

Dr Tim Howell - Training Programme Director 

Dr Katherine Mellor - Training programme Director

Naomi Mallinson - Education Programme Manager 

 

ARCPs will be held virtually and you are not required to attend unless requested to do so by the College Tutor or Training Programme Director. You will be able to see your ARCP outcome on your e-portfolio once it has been taken out of draft. It is expected that you will be aware of the likely ARCP outcome before the panel convenes based on the discussions you will have with your educational supervisor and/or your local College Tutor.

 ARCPs will be held virtually and you are not required to attend unless requested to do so by the Training Programme Director. You will be able to see your ARCP outcome on your e-portfolio once it has been taken out of draft.

 

LINKS to ARCP Guidance and Specialty Decision Aids & Form R

FORM R – APPLICABLE TO ALL TRAINEES HOLDING AN NTN OR DRN 

All trainees holding an NTN/DRN must submit an Annual Form R this includes trainees on Maternity, Sick Leave or OOP in addition to trainees in programme.  

Part B of the form must be sent to your educational supervisor prior to your ES report being completed (Not applicable to trainees on MAT or Sick leave and may not be relevant to some trainees on OOPR/OOPE). A copy of part B must also be uploaded to your E-portfolio Library under a folder titled ARCP 2022. 

Please do not submit your Form R parts A & B more than Two week's prior to the ARCP date. 

 Wider Scope of Practice Form                                                                                                         

This form can also be found on the link to the Form R and should be completed by all trainees that have undertaken work outside of their expected duties or employer. This may include trainees on OOP that have returned to clinical practice during the pandemic or have undertaken on-calls to support the pandemic.  

 Submit your form R Parts A & B (wider scope of practice where applicable) to: Naomi.mallinson@hee.nhs.uk

  

PREPERATION FOR YOUR ARCP 

  If you having difficulty getting the requirements fulfilled by the deadline, please contact your college tutor or Training programme Director to discuss. 

EVIDENCE OF MRCP EXAM ATTAINMENT IN E-PORTFOLIO

Please ensure evidence of any or all parts of your MRCP examinations are clearly visible in your e-portfolio. If they are not visible in your Certificates and exams or the college exams and certificates section of your e-portfolio please ensure you upload evidence of exam passes to your e-portfolio library clearly marked as exams. If there is not evidence present in your e-portfolio the ARCP panel may assume you do not have them. 

E-Portfolio Preparation.                                                                                                              

 Trainees must ensure that their e-portfolio is up to date and meets the requirements of the decision aids for the grade and specialty being assessed. LTFT trainees will undertake an annual ARCP and must ensure that their assessments are maintained on a pro rata basis for the stage of training.  

 Educational Supervisor Reports  

 All trainees having an ARCP must have an educational supervisor’s report, it is the trainees responsibility to ensure they book an educational supervisor meeting in a timely manner prior to the ARCP deadline for submission. The ES report must be taken out of draft by the ARCP submission deadline.   

Academic Trainees

 Trainees on an academic training programme need to ask their Academic Educational Supervisor to complete the NIHR Academic supervisors report NOT the Academic supervisors report on the e-portfolio.

 Below is a link to the Academic ARCP process which includes the forms you need to complete for PDP and the report you need to complete and sign with your Academic supervisor.

https://academic.peninsuladeanery.nhs.uk/about-us/academic-assessment/