Following a successful pilot in the North East, Form R is now available on Portfolio Online for all schools in psychiatry. The Form R is a welcome addition to the online reviews already available and will save trainees and deaneries time as a number of fields will be automatically populated when the form […]Continue Reading →
Head of School for Psychiatry in East of England, Chris O’Loughlin, has created a brilliant new introductory video on YouTube for trainees who are new to specialty training using a live account on Portfolio Online. Chris covers topics such as the purpose of the portfolio, planning your training, WPBAs and the online […]Continue Reading →
If you’re new to Portfolio Online or supervise someone who is, you might be interested to know we’ve recently updated our article ‘Getting Started on Portfolio Online‘. It contains everything from registering for an account, to information about the ARCP. It even includes some useful information for those who are not in a GMC […]Continue Reading →
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact this may have on trainee progression assessments, a new outcome, Outcome 10, has been added to the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ online ARCP Outcome Form. Outcome 10 indicates that a trainee is achieving progress and the development of competences/capabilities at the expected rate, but the acquisition […]Continue Reading →
In order to improve the online ARCP experience we have been working with the various stakeholders to identify ways in which we can make the system more useful to them.
The first step in implementing the changes is to address the overall layout of information, and improve the navigation. The primary task was to de-clutter […]Continue Reading →
When trainees start a Work Place Based Assessment (WPBA) on Portfolio Online they can link it to a clinical experience activity (case log) that records the details of the case. Trainees can now instantly write up a case log from within any of our online clinical WPBAs. This will automatically link the case log to […]Continue Reading →
The Career Entry Form on Portfolio Online has had an upgrade. Trainees can not only log the posts, jobs, rotations they hold whilst in specialty training, but they can also log periods of time out of programme (OOP) or on extended absence. To find out how to add a career entry to a Specialty Training […]Continue Reading →
The second Portfolio Online Training session this year was held at The Royal College of Psychiatrists HQ in London last month and 100% of attendees said they think the event will improve their professional practice. The session was facilitated by Dr Abdul Raoof, Director of Medical Education EPUT & Chair of the Eastern Division of […]Continue Reading →
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