doctor should have a portfolio in the form
of a lever arch file with subject dividers.
There should be sections for different learning
activities and new experiences gained.
post worked should be listed with any learning
gain in relation to it.
should be kept of all hands-on work.
attended should be listed. If study leave
is denied or an activity cannot be complied
with, the reasons should be documented. No
section should be left blank.
testimonials or appraisals should be obtained
from employers/seniors and filed in the portfolio.
portfolio should be submitted for revalidation
to the GMC every five years.
no positive effort has been made, the doctor
should be referred to a deanery for assistance
doctor should be straightaway subjected to
FTP procedures. Proper opportunities must
be first provided for remedy.
remedial action is not available, it must
signify a crisis in revalidation process.
We are not yet ready for this.