As a specialty trainee you will be required to participate in the annual assessment (ARCP) process as outlined in the Gold Guide.
Your Specialty Programme Coordinators, Joanne O'Brien will contact you in advance with the confirmed dates for submission of evidence, when it will be reviewed and when you will have your face to face meeting.
To ensure there is consistent amongst trainees and educational supervisors a checklist has been developed which can be used througouut the year as a guide to what you need to have achieved at the end of each year. This will be used by the ARCP panel to assess the evidence you have provided.
Evidence should be collected as you progress throughout your training year and not left to the last few weeks prior to your ARCP. This is looked at during your annual assessment.