School of Psychiatry



The ARCP process is compulsory for all Specialist Trainees in a training programme and ARCPs will usually take place in December/January and June/July.  For further information on the ARCP process please read the appropriate section in the Gold Guide 8th Edition.

Your SPC Adam Goddard 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

Please also take a look at this video which has been produced by our leadership fellows relating to revalidation and scope of practice -





General Adult Psychiatry -       Evidence review and feedback- 20th January 2022

Old Age Psychiatry -                 Evidence review and feedback - 26th January 2022

CAMHS -                                    Evidence review and feedback - 10th December 2021 / 27th January 2022

Core Psychiatry-                      Evidence review- 12th January 2022

                                                  Feedback- TEWV : 14th January 2022 / CNTW : 18th January 2022









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