Useful Links



You need to enroll with the respective College / Faculty for the ACCS theme you’ve been appointed to. The Anaesthetics eportfolio runs on a different system to the Emergency Medicine / Acute medicine, both of which use the NES version. Websites / contacts for these are:


For AM theme trainees:


For EM themed trainees:

Both the AM and EM Eportfolios can be accessed via:


For AN themed trainees

Trainees in Anaesthesia do NOT need to register for eportfolio until their CT2 year 

The Royal College of Anaesthetists has a comprehensive ACCS page, complete with information on Exams, Workplace Based Assessments (WBAs), portfolios and Curriculum competencies.



All trainees should follow the newest version of the curriculum.

ACCS 2012 Curriculum (Please note this file is approx 4.79MB)



Gold Guide

The Gold Guide is the reference for Postgraduate Specialty Training in the UK and is applicable to all trainees (StRs) taking up appointments in specialty (including GP) training which commenced on or after 1 August 2007. The 7th edition published on 31st January 2018 replaces all previous editions of the Gold Guide.


College Websites

The following icons link directly to each College / Faculty website



Information for Current Trainees

Access essential information on regulations, study leave, certification, assessment and the curriculum.

Information for trainers and educators

Development and guidance on becoming a trainer, standards for trainers, essential documentation for clinical and educational supervision including guidance for GP trainers,  Trust and out-of-hours supervisors, plus news about the latest courses and conferences.


Potential Applicant

Visit our Recruitment website to find out what it's like to be a GP trainee in the north east and north Cumbria.