North West School of Emergency Medicine - ARCP



FORM R and SELF DECLARATION (please use the word document and save your forms in your

Personal Library Folder for ARCP) :



Annual Review of Competency Progression (ARCP)



The School of EM holds biannual ARCPs in January and June/July each year. Trainees will be advised of their ARCP date at the beginning of the academic year. Portfolios will be assessed at the Assessment Panel (previously know as Panel A) and a final outcome will be awarded. Two weeks later the school holds a Feedback Panel (previously known as a Panel B) where trainees who achieve any outcome other than an outcome 1 will be expected to attend.

Please see ARCP Checklist attached to be used ahead of your ARCP taking place.


Form R part A and B

Information on ARCP Protocol and for the most recent Form R part A&B click here

  • You will need to complete the form R part A in the usual manner, which you can access this via the  link. Please once completed upload a copy to your e-portfolio and send a copy to  This does not need to be validated by your TPD.
  • For the educational supervisor to validate the form, you will need to send the form via email (copying ). They will then need to review your form and comment, confirm/validate by making a recommendation for the ARCP during COVID-19. This validation will be completed by your educational supervisor within your e-portfolio. **Please note, if the ES report has already been completed at this stage, a validation confirmation via email will be accepted.
  • Once validated, please send an email to HENW confirming this with the completed copy of the form R and upload a copy to your e-portfolio.

ARCP dates for 2021

Thursday 7th January 2021 Assessment Panel.

Thursday 21st January 2021 Feedback Panel.

Tuesday & Wednesday 15th &16th June 2021 Assessment Panel.

Wednesday 30th June 2021 Feedback Panel.

Wednesday 6th October 2021 Assessment Panel.

Tuesday 19th October 2021 Feedback Panel.


Interim reviews dates for 2019

All trainees will be invited to meet with their TPD and Head of School for an interim review around January or February each year. All trainees are expected to attend.

Mersey Interim reviews:

Interim reviews occur annually in Jan / Feb / March.  Dates for 2022 will be posted in December 2021.


Manchester Interim Reviews:

Interim reviews occur  annually in Jan / Feb / March.  Dates for 2022 will be posted in December 2021.



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