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.
- Be properly enrolled on a Professional Competence Scheme
- Record sufficient activities in your ePortfolio for Professional Competence to meet the Medical Council requirements for the relevant year
What are the requirements for 2022-2023?
- 25 CPD credits (in any category: External, Internal, Personal Learning, Research or Teaching); and
- One Audit or Quality Improvement project
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
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
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