Revalidation is the process by which doctors demonstrate they are up to date and fit to practise. The RCGP is committed to keeping all GPs informed about revalidation.
On these pages you will find a range of resources to support doctors, appraisers and responsible officers in the appraisal and revalidation process.
This page provides resources, links and general guidance on revalidation. Our revalidation guide and supporting tools help GPs demonstrate that they meet required standards, and our Mythbusters address common misconceptions around appraisal and revalidation, to promote a positive and reasonable revalidation process
Membership by Assessment of Performance (MAP) has been designed for established GPs in the United Kingdom who wish to attain MRCGP. MAP is integrated in everyday practice and five of the criteria are required for revalidation
The RCGP has partnered with Clarity Informatics to provide a revalidation ePortfolio toolkit for GPs
As a GP, keeping your knowledge and skills up to date through Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a professional responsibility. Our CPD Credits scheme and guidance on appraisal can help you to meet the requirements for appraisal and revalidation
The RCGP offers a range of products to support GPs with their CPD. These include online learning, courses and conferences and certified courses
Our quality initiatives, Practice accreditation and Quality Practice Award help practice teams deliver high quality patient care