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Trainee Information

    You will receive an automated email from Turas with your outcome, usually within one working day of the desktop review.

    You are signing to acknowledge receipt of the outcome, not that you agree with it. Please log in to your e-portfolio, where you will be able to sign-off your outcome form.

    If your college does not have an e-portfolio/electronic ARCP form, you will be required to sign a paper form, please contact your Deanery administrator.

    If you receive an unsatisfactory outcome (2,3,4,), you will be invited to meet with the panel for a face-to-face discussion, usually within two weeks of the desktop review. This meeting is an opportunity for the panel or a small number of senior educators to meet with you and discuss your outcome in full, and to provide you with support and direction going forwards.

    Because you have either received an unsatisfactory outcome (2, 3, 4) or you are at a specific waypoint. This meeting is an opportunity for the panel or a small number of senior educators to meet with you and discuss your outcome in full, and to provide you with support and direction going forwards.

    This is a holding outcome (not an unsatisfactory outcome), issued because the evidence submitted for your desktop review is incomplete. You will be given a further time-period (usually two weeks) to ensure that any missing evidence/information is submitted. You will be issued with a further outcome following this time-period.

    An outcome 5 is not a ‘fail’ or an unsatisfactory outcome. It is a holding outcome, issued because the evidence submitted for your desktop review is incomplete. A follow-up outcome will be issued once all evidence has been submitted/reviewed. Receipt of an outcome 5 will not be used to disadvantage trainees.  

    You may be issued with an outcome 5 if for example, your educational supervisor did not complete your educational supervisor’s report or sign off your SOAR declaration.

    This is a holding outcome (not an unsatisfactory outcome), issued because the evidence submitted for your desktop review was incomplete.

    It is your responsibility in the lead up to your ARCP, to liaise with your educational supervisor in relation to their responsibilities. If there are exceptional circumstances which mean that your educational supervisor cannot meet their requirements these must be declared before/on the submission date and will not be taken into account following that date.

    On receipt of an outcome 5, you will be given a further time-period (usually two weeks) to ensure that any missing evidence/information is submitted. You will be issued with a further outcome following this time-period.

    Yes. An outcome 5 will be recorded on Turas and on your e-portfolio.

    In the first instance, please discuss your outcome with your educational supervisor/TPD. You can formally request a review/appeal of your ARCP outcome if you do not agree with it.  Further information

    No. An outcome 5 is a holding outcome and will be followed by a further outcome once all required evidence has been submitted. If you disagree with the follow-up outcome, you can formally request a review/appeal of your ARCP outcome. Further information

    The decision made by an appeal panel is final and there is no further right of appeal.

    You will not be invited to meet with the panel as part of the ARCP process, however you can request a meeting with your TPD at any point during the training year. Some TPDs may opt to meet with all trainees at the time of ARCP, however these meetings are not formally part of the ARCP process.




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