Revalidation: Guidance for GPs

The RCGP Guide to Revalidation of General Practitioners contains information about the process and the types of supporting information that GPs are expected to collect in order to demonstrate that they are meeting the standards set by the General Medical Council (GMC).   

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Support and advice

Are you a GP, appraiser or responsible officer with a query about revalidation? The RCGP has a network of Specialty Advisers who can provide input and advice. Please contact us at

Supporting Information

We provide a range of resources to help GPs develop their knowledge and skills and collect the supporting information required for appraisal and revalidation.

Supporting Information for Appraisal and Revalidation

RCGP Revalidation ePortfolio

The RCGP Revalidation ePortfolio is designed to make it simple to collect supporting information for appraisal and revalidation. It is free for College members and primary care organisations (PCOs).

RCGP Revalidation ePortfolio login page

Revalidation additional resources

The RCGP has developed a range of resources to provide revalidation guidance in addition to that provided in the Guide to the Revalidation of General Practitioners. 

Access the resources via the login page here (non RCGP members will be asked to register).

MAP (Membership by Assessment of Performance)

MAP is the way an established GP can join the RCGP. The MAP team provide a range of modules that will help you prepare for Revalidation.

MAP (Membership by Assessment of Performance)

Supporting Information for appraisal and revalidation: guidance for General Practitioners

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties’ Core Guidance describes the supporting information that all doctors are required to collect for revalidation, providing a common template for each College and Faculty to add specialty-specific information.

Supporting Information for appraisal and revalidation: guidance for General Practitioners (PDF) is the RCGP version of that document.

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