Remember that the Professional Competence year runs from 01 May to 30 April, and any claims must be for activities that took place within that period. 

You must:

What are the requirements for 2023-2024?

You must make a declaration of compliance with Professional Competence when you are completing your Medical Council Annual Retention Form (ARAF)

Absence from Practice

If you are absent from practice for more than 90 days in a Professional Competence year (May to April) you may be eligible for an annotation on your Annual Statement of Participation. You must be enrolled on a scheme in order to submit the correct absence form through your ePortfolio for Professional Competence

Read more about Absence from Practice

Keep your enrolment up to date

You must renew your enrolment every year. We will send you an annual notification for renewal

You should:

Plan your activities so that you can make the time to engage in the necessary number of activities and record them in good time for them to be included in your Annual Statement of Participation in Professional Competence

See:  Personal Development Plan


Enrol on a Professional Competence Scheme

Ready to Renew for 2023-2024?

Why do I need to create a Personal Development Plan?

What is Continuing Professional Development (CPD)?

What you need to know about Audit/Quality Improvement