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Revised guidance on Returning to Practice

03 Aug 2017

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) has recently published updated guidance on returning to practice. This can be seen here. This guidance is aimed at doctors who have been absent for three months or more and includes checklists for use pre (where possible) and post...

Taking revalidation forward – improving the process of relicensing...

03 Aug 2017

In March 2016 the GMC commissioned Sir Keith Pearson to lead a review of the operation and impact of revalidation since its launch in December 2012. The Pearson Review: “Taking Revalidation Forward – Improving the process of relicensing for doctors” was published in January 2017...

Core principles for Continuing Professional Development

02 Nov 2016

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) has published guidance on the Core Principles for Continuing Professional Development (CPD). The AoMRC is the co-ordinating body for the UK and Ireland’s medical Royal Colleges and Faculties and the guidance, which has been ratified...

Quality Assurance of the CPD Approval Scheme

08 Feb 2016

The quality assurance report for the CPD approval scheme at the Royal College of Anaesthetists is produced every year for the CPD Board to cover a number of its Terms of Reference, including reviewing the applications received for CPD approval and the subsequent decisions made...

Reciprocal recognition of RCoA and AAGBI events for CPD

08 Jan 2016

The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain & Ireland (AAGBI) and the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) are pleased to announce that with immediate effect they will mutually recognise each other’s events for continuing professional development (CPD). This follows...

Survey on RCoA CPD and Revalidation resources

01 Jul 2015

Earlier this year we ran a survey seeking feedback on the CPD and Revalidation resources provided by the College. The survey included questions on members’ experience of using the College CPD Online Diary and CPD web app, as well as the Online Learning and Webcasts. There was...

Quality Assurance of the CPD Approval Scheme

26 Feb 2015

Each year the Revalidation and CPD Team at the College produces a quality assurance report of the CPD approval scheme. The report covers the period 1 November 2013 to 31 October 2014 and it details the number of event applications received for CPD approval, including those where...

CPD and reflection ‘on the go’

15 Sep 2014

The College CPD Online Diary, a ‘one stop’ solution to support consultant and career grade doctors in planning and recording their educational and professional development activities, has today been enhanced with the launch of a web app version. Fully compatible with iPads and...

Patient and Colleague Feedback for Anaesthetists

07 May 2014

All doctors are required to obtain feedback from patients and colleagues for revalidation. This provides them with information about their work through the eyes of those they treat and work with. The College has received a number of enquiries about how collecting valid and...

The Early Benefits and Impact of Medical Revalidation report...

17 Mar 2014

One year into implementation, medical revalidation is delivering value, but more needs to be done to maximise benefits in the future, according to a report published today by the NHS Revalidation Support Team (RST). The Early Benefits and Impact of Medical Revalidation report...

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