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					Officer                Requirement Achievements required                             Potential sources of evidence     Success indicators
                           Number


PMETB requirement               1.1 Trainees must make the needs of patients their first concern.
College Guidance                1.1 In psychiatry there is a need to have special    Records of relevant training both Results of National Patient
                                    regard for the rights and needs of vulnerable    content and attendance              Survey are positive
                                    and frequently disempowered groups and            Induction Programmes; content
                                    individuals.                                     & attendance
                                                                                      ARCP outcomes and Workplace
                                                                                     Based Assessments assess
                                                                                     trainees’ attitude towards patients
                                                                                     National Patients Survey
                                                                                     Trust Clinical Governance
                                                                                     systems and their published
                                                                                     evidence
                                                                                     Trainees log of educational
                                                                                     supervision
                                                                                     Content of and attendance at
                                                                                     training programme for trainers

School triangulation            1.1
Head of School/Board            1.1 Training for trainers including induction and    Records of relevant training both Results of National Patient
                                    supervision, both clinical and educational, to   content and attendance              Survey are positive
                                    ensure patients are trainees first concern        Induction Programmes; content
                                    Liaison with Trusts about matching of            & attendance
                                    education and clinical Governance systems.        ARCP outcomes and Workplace
                                                                                     Based Assessments assess
                                                                                     trainees’ attitude towards patients
                                                                                     National Patients Survey
                                                                                     Trust Clinical Governance
                                                                                     systems and their published
                                                                                     evidence
                                                                                     Trainees log of educational
                                                                                     supervision
                                                                                     Content of and attendance at
                                                                                     training programme for trainers
Programme Directors   1.1 Trainee Induction                        Records of relevant training both Results of National Patient
                          Teaching programme.                      content and attendance              Survey are positive
                                                                    Induction Programmes; content
                                                                   & attendance
                                                                    ARCP outcomes and Workplace
                                                                   Based Assessments assess
                                                                   trainees’ attitude towards patients
                                                                   National Patients Survey
                                                                   Trust Clinical Governance
                                                                   systems and their published
                                                                   evidence
                                                                   Trainees log of educational
                                                                   supervision

Local Tutors          1.1 Trainee Induction/Teaching programme.    Records of relevant training both Results of National Patient
                                                                   content and attendance              Survey are positive
                                                                    Induction Programmes; content
                                                                   & attendance
                                                                    ARCP outcomes and Workplace
                                                                   Based Assessments assess
                                                                   trainees’ attitude towards patients
                                                                   National Patients Survey
                                                                   Trust Clinical Governance
                                                                   systems and their published
                                                                   evidence
                                                                   Trainees log of educational
                                                                   supervision
                                                                   Content of and attendance at
                                                                   training programme for trainers

Educational           1.1 Trainee Induction into Post              Records of relevant training both Results of National Patient
Supervisors               Provision of educational supervision     content and attendance              Survey are positive
                          according to contemporary guidance and    Induction Programmes; content
                          ensuring clinical supervision            & attendance
                                                                    ARCP outcomes and Workplace
                                                                   Based Assessments assess
                                                                   trainees’ attitude towards patients
                                                                   National Patients Survey
                                                                   Trust Clinical Governance
                                                                   systems and their published
                                                                   evidence
                                                                   Trainees log of educational
                                                                   supervision
Trainees               1.1 Clinical supervision                           Records of relevant training both Results of National Patient
                           Educational supervision                        content and attendance              Survey are positive
                                                                           Induction Programmes; content
                                                                          & attendance
                                                                           ARCP outcomes and Workplace
                                                                          Based Assessments assess
                                                                          trainees’ attitude towards patients
                                                                          National Patients Survey
                                                                          Trust Clinical Governance
                                                                          systems and their published
                                                                          evidence
                                                                          Trainees log of educational
                                                                          supervision

Chief Executive /      1.1 Ensure systems for clinical supervision        Records of relevant training both Results of National Patient
Medical Directors /        including development of supervisors and       content and attendance              Survey are positive
Directors of Medical       timetabled arrangements within job planning.    Induction Programmes; content
Education                  Involvement of trainees in Clinical            & attendance
                           Governance including complaints and serious     ARCP outcomes and Workplace
                           incident reviews.                              Based Assessments assess
                                                                          trainees’ attitude towards patients
                                                                          National Patients Survey
                                                                          Trust Clinical Governance
                                                                          systems and their published
                                                                          evidence
                                                                          Trainees log of educational
                                                                          supervision
                                                                          Content of and attendance at
                                                                          training programme for trainers
PMETB requirement      1.2 Trainees must be appropriately supervised according to their experience and competence.
College Guidance       1.2 In psychiatry the standard is one hour per        National Trainee survey            ●National trainee survey
                           week individual educational supervision with      Content of training programmes     indicates regular and
                           the identified educational supervisor (see also   for trainers                       appropriate (to level of need)
                           6.3) in addition to clinical supervision.         Content of induction programmes    clinical supervision is occurring
                                                                             for trainees                       in all posts
                                                                             Evaluation of training posts       ●All trainees are demonstrated
                                                                                                                to receive timetabled weekly
                                                                                                                educational supervision.

School triangulation   1.2                                                   School Psychiatry Trainee Survey
                                                                             via METIS
Head of School/Board   1.2 Ensure Training for trainers includes training    National Trainee survey            ●National trainee survey
                           induction and supervision both clinical and       Content of training programmes     indicates regular and
                           educational                                       for trainers                       appropriate (to level of need)
                           Dialogue with Trusts to ensure awareness of       Content of induction programmes    clinical supervision is occurring
                           standard                                          for trainees                       in all posts
                                                                             Evaluation of training posts       ●All trainees are demonstrated
                                                                                                                to receive timetabled weekly
                                                                                                                educational supervision.

Programme Directors    1.2 Ensure supervision arrangements are           National Trainee survey                ●National trainee survey
                           included in induction programmes for trainers Content of training programmes         indicates regular and
                           and trainees                                  for trainers                           appropriate (to level of need)
                                                                         Content of induction programmes        clinical supervision is occurring
                                                                         for trainees                           in all posts
                                                                         Evaluation of training posts           ●All trainees are demonstrated
                                                                                                                to receive timetabled weekly
                                                                                                                educational supervision.

Local Tutors           1.2 Ensure supervision arrangements are           National Trainee survey                ●National trainee survey
                           included in induction programmes for trainers Content of training programmes         indicates regular and
                           and trainees                                  for trainers                           appropriate (to level of need)
                                                                         Content of induction programmes        clinical supervision is occurring
                                                                         for trainees                           in all posts
                                                                         Evaluation of training posts           ●All trainees are demonstrated
                                                                                                                to receive timetabled weekly
                                                                                                                educational supervision.
Educational Supervisors     1.2 Ensure that their trainees are receiving          National Trainee survey            ●National trainee survey
                                appropriate clinical supervision at all times     Content of training programmes     indicates regular and
                                and trainees know who to gain Clinical            for trainers                       appropriate (to level of need)
                                supervision from when trainer is not available    Content of induction programmes    clinical supervision is occurring
                                To ensure educational supervisors provide         for trainees                       in all posts
                                one hour per week one to one educational          Evaluation of training posts       ●All trainees are demonstrated
                                supervision.                                                                         to receive timetabled weekly
                                                                                                                     educational supervision.

Trainees                    1.2 Seek out supervision appropriate to their level   National Trainee survey            ●National trainee survey
                                of experience                                     Content of training programmes     indicates regular and
                                Report supervision difficulties to school or      for trainers                       appropriate (to level of need)
                                trust                                             Content of induction programmes    clinical supervision is occurring
                                                                                  for trainees                       in all posts
                                                                                  Evaluation of training posts       ●All trainees are demonstrated
                                                                                                                     to receive timetabled weekly
                                                                                                                     educational supervision.

Chief Executive / Medical   1.2 Include supervision arrangements in job plans     National Trainee survey            ●National trainee survey
Directors / Directors of        and in annual appraisal                           Content of training programmes     indicates regular and
Medical Education               Ensure trainees know who to contact if they       for trainers                       appropriate (to level of need)
                                have supervision problems                         Content of induction programmes    clinical supervision is occurring
                                                                                  for trainees                       in all posts
                                                                                  Evaluation of training posts       ●All trainees are demonstrated
                                                                                                                     to receive timetabled weekly
                                                                                                                     educational supervision.

PMETB requirement           1.3 Those supervising the clinical care provided by trainees must be clearly identified, competent to do so,
                                accessible and approachable by day and by night with time for these responsibilities clearly identified
                                within their job plan.
College Guidance            1.3 In psychiatry the complexity of service         Content of training programs for National Trainee survey
                                delivery requires that the lines of clinical    trainers                          indicates that clinical supervision
                                responsibility and supervision must be explicit Evaluation of posts               is satisfactory at all times
                                at all times.                                   Descriptions of posts include     including out of hours
                                                                                clinical supervision arrangements National trainer survey indicates
                                                                                Duty and on-call rotas            that all trainers have time
                                                                                National trainee survey           identified in job plan to provide
                                                                                National trainer survey           clinical supervision

School triangulation        1.3                                                   School Psychiatry Trainee Survey
                                                                                  via METIS
Head of School/Board   1.3 Dialogue with trusts to ensure that for all      Content of training programs for      National Trainee survey
                           trainee placements there are clear lines of      trainers                              indicates that clinical supervision
                           clinical supervision                             Evaluation of posts                   is satisfactory at all times
                           Induction and training for trainers must         Descriptions of posts include         including out of hours
                           include clinical supervision of trainees         clinical supervision arrangements     National trainer survey indicates
                                                                            Duty and on-call rotas                that all trainers have time
                                                                            National trainee survey               identified in job plan to provide
                                                                            National trainer survey               clinical supervision

Programme Directors    1.3 Evaluate posts to ensure trainees are            Content of training programs for      National Trainee survey
                           receiving satisfactory level of clinical         trainers                              indicates that clinical supervision
                           supervision                                      Evaluation of posts                   is satisfactory at all times
                                                                            Descriptions of posts include         including out of hours
                                                                            clinical supervision arrangements     National trainer survey indicates
                                                                            Duty and on-call rotas                that all trainers have time
                                                                            National trainee survey               identified in job plan to provide
                                                                            National trainer survey               clinical supervision

Local Tutors           1.3 Evaluate posts to ensure trainees are            Content of training programs for      National Trainee survey
                           receiving satisfactory level of supervision      trainers                              indicates that clinical supervision
                                                                            Evaluation of posts                   is satisfactory at all times
                                                                            Descriptions of posts include         including out of hours
                                                                            clinical supervision arrangements     National trainer survey indicates
                                                                            Duty and on-call rotas                that all trainers have time
                                                                            National trainee survey               identified in job plan to provide
                                                                            National trainer survey               clinical supervision

Educational            1.3 Ensure trainees are receiving regular and        Content of training programs for      National Trainee survey
Supervisors                adequate clinical supervision                    trainers                              indicates that clinical supervision
                                                                            Evaluation of posts                   is satisfactory at all times
                                                                            Descriptions of posts include         including out of hours
                                                                            clinical supervision arrangements     National trainer survey indicates
                                                                            Duty and on-call rotas                that all trainers have time
                                                                            National trainee survey               identified in job plan to provide
                                                                            National trainer survey               clinical supervision

Trainees               1.3 Must report any difficulties in obtaining clinical Content of training programs for    National Trainee survey
                           supervision to the trust or school                 trainers                            indicates that clinical supervision
                           Participate in evaluation of posts                 Evaluation of posts                 is satisfactory at all times
                                                                              Descriptions of posts include       including out of hours
                                                                              clinical supervision arrangements   National trainer survey indicates
                                                                              Duty and on-call rotas              that all trainers have time
                                                                              National trainee survey             identified in job plan to provide
                                                                              National trainer survey             clinical supervision
Chief Executive /      1.3 Ensure that there are systems including rotas   Content of training programs for    National Trainee survey
Medical Directors /        that clearly identify who is responsible to     trainers                            indicates that clinical supervision
Directors of Medical       supervise all clinical activities involving     Evaluation of posts                 is satisfactory at all times
Education                  trainees                                        Descriptions of posts include       including out of hours
                           Review in annual Appraisal                      clinical supervision arrangements   National trainer survey indicates
                                                                           Duty and on-call rotas              that all trainers have time
                                                                           National trainee survey             identified in job plan to provide
                                                                           National trainer survey             clinical supervision
PMETB requirement      1.4 Trainees must be expected to obtain consent only for procedures which they are competent to perform.

College Guidance       1.4 In psychiatry particular attention must be paid Induction programmes and          MHA commission reports
                           to procedures involving mental health and       training for trainees             indicate good practice.
                           capacity legislation.                           Content of induction and
                                                                           programmes of Training for
                                                                           trainers
                                                                           Local policies for obtaining
                                                                           consent
                                                                           Training programme content
                                                                           includes obtaining consent
                                                                           Trainers maintain section 12
                                                                           approval
School triangulation   1.4                                                 Collation of MHA reports from all
                                                                           trusts – Education department

Head of School/Board   1.4 Dialogue with Trusts to ensure there are      Induction programmes and          MHA commission reports
                           standards for obtaining consent               training for trainees             indicate good practice.
                                                                         Content of induction and
                                                                         programmes of Training for
                                                                         trainers
                                                                         Local policies for obtaining
                                                                         consent
                                                                         Training programme content
                                                                         includes obtaining consent
                                                                         Trainers maintain section 12
                                                                         approval
Programme Directors    1.4 Include consent issues in induction           Induction programmes and          MHA commission reports
                           programmes and in ongoing training for        training for trainees             indicate good practice.
                           trainers                                      Content of induction and
                           Ensure that trainees develop competence in    programmes of Training for
                           obtaining consent as part of the training     trainers
                           programme                                     Local policies for obtaining
                                                                         consent
                                                                         Training programme content
                                                                         includes obtaining consent
                                                                         Trainers maintain section 12
                                                                         approval
Local Tutors           1.4 Include consent issues in induction             Induction programmes and      MHA commission reports
                           programmes and in ongoing training for          training for trainees         indicate good practice.
                           trainers                                        Content of induction and
                                                                           programmes of Training for
                                                                           trainers
                                                                           Local policies for obtaining
                                                                           consent
                                                                           Training programme content
                                                                           includes obtaining consent
                                                                           Trainers maintain section 12
                                                                           approval
Educational            1.4   Induction into post must include awareness of Induction programmes and      MHA commission reports
Supervisors                  obtaining consent.                            training for trainees         indicate good practice.
                             Ensure supervision includes consent issues Content of induction and
                                                                           programmes of Training for
                                                                           trainers
                                                                           Local policies for obtaining
                                                                           consent
                                                                           Training programme content
                                                                           includes obtaining consent
                                                                           Trainers maintain section 12
                                                                           approval
Trainees               1.4   Must maintain awareness of consent policies Induction programmes and        MHA commission reports
                             and seek supervision when obtaining consent training for trainees           indicate good practice.
                                                                           Content of induction and
                                                                           programmes of Training for
                                                                           trainers
                                                                           Local policies for obtaining
                                                                           consent
                                                                           Training programme content
                                                                           includes obtaining consent
                                                                           Trainers maintain section 12
                                                                           approval
Chief Executive /      1.4   Ensure that policies are in place concerning Induction programmes and       MHA commission reports
Medical Directors /          obtaining consent, including the role of      training for trainees         indicate good practice.
Directors of Medical         trainees                                      Content of induction and
Education                                                                  programmes of Training for
                                                                           trainers
                                                                           Local policies for obtaining
                                                                           consent
                                                                           Training programme content
                                                                           includes obtaining consent
                                                                           Trainers maintain section 12
                                                                           approval
PMETB requirement      1.5   Shift and on-call rota patterns must be designed so as to minimise the adverse effects of sleep
College Guidance       1.5                                                 National Trainee Survey      ●National trainee survey
                                                                           EWTD monitoring              indicates trainee satisfaction
                                                                           Evaluation of posts          with on-call rota patterns
                                                                                                        ●Regional EWTD monitoring
                                                                                                        illustrates compliance
School triangulation   1.5
Head of School/Board   1.5 Dialogue with Trusts to ensure all posts are    National Trainee Survey      ●National trainee survey
                           EWTD compliant                                  EWTD monitoring              indicates trainee satisfaction
                                                                           Evaluation of posts          with on-call rota patterns
                                                                                                        ●Regional EWTD monitoring
                                                                                                        illustrates compliance
Programme Directors    1.5 Evaluation of posts should inquire about on-    National Trainee Survey      ●National trainee survey
                           call rota patterns.                             EWTD monitoring              indicates trainee satisfaction
                                                                           Evaluation of posts          with on-call rota patterns
                                                                                                        ●Regional EWTD monitoring
                                                                                                        illustrates compliance
Local Tutors           1.5
Educational            1.5 Monitor trainees on call experience in          National Trainee Survey      ●National trainee survey
Supervisors                supervision                                     EWTD monitoring              indicates trainee satisfaction
                                                                           Evaluation of posts          with on-call rota patterns
                                                                                                        ●Regional EWTD monitoring
                                                                                                        illustrates compliance
Trainees               1.5 Report any difficulties arising to trust or school National Trainee Survey   ●National trainee survey
                           Participate in the evaluation of posts             EWTD monitoring           indicates trainee satisfaction
                                                                              Evaluation of posts       with on-call rota patterns
                                                                                                        ●Regional EWTD monitoring
                                                                                                        illustrates compliance
Chief Executive /      1.5 Ensure that rotas and on call patterns are not National Trainee Survey       ●National trainee survey
Medical Directors /        adversely affecting sleep patterns             EWTD monitoring               indicates trainee satisfaction
Directors of Medical                                                      Evaluation of posts           with on-call rota patterns
Education                                                                                               ●Regional EWTD monitoring
                                                                                                        illustrates compliance
PMETB requirement      1.6 Trainees in hospital posts must have well-organised handover arrangements ensuring continuity of patient
                           care at the start and end of periods of day or night duties.
College Guidance       1.6 In psychiatry it must be recognized that       National Trainee Survey          ●National Trainee Survey
                           handover requirements are not confined to      Induction programmes content     ●Trainees’ timetables show time
                           hospitals. For example, they must include      Local policies and monitoring of is allocated for the handover.
                           crisis resolution teams, community units, etc. handover arrangements
                                                                          Evaluation of posts
                                                                          Trainees timetables
School triangulation   1.6
Head of School/Board   1.6 Dialogue with Trusts to ensure that            National Trainee Survey          ●National Trainee Survey
                           awareness of this standards                    Induction programmes content     ●Trainees’ timetables show time
                                                                          Local policies and monitoring of is allocated for the handover.
                                                                          handover arrangements
                                                                          Evaluation of posts
                                                                          Trainees timetables
Programme Directors    1.6 Include in Trainer induction                   National Trainee Survey          ●National Trainee Survey
                                                                          Induction programmes content     ●Trainees’ timetables show time
                                                                          Local policies and monitoring of is allocated for the handover.
                                                                          handover arrangements
                                                                          Evaluation of posts
                                                                          Trainees timetables
Local Tutors           1.6 Include handover arrangements in local         National Trainee Survey          ●National Trainee Survey
                           induction                                      Induction programmes content     ●Trainees’ timetables show time
                                                                          Local policies and monitoring of is allocated for the handover.
                                                                          handover arrangements
                                                                          Evaluation of posts
                                                                          Trainees timetables
Educational            1.6 Ensure trainees are using handover             National Trainee Survey          ●National Trainee Survey
Supervisors                arrangements                                   Induction programmes content     ●Trainees’ timetables show time
                                                                          Local policies and monitoring of is allocated for the handover.
                                                                          handover arrangements
                                                                          Evaluation of posts
                                                                          Trainees timetables
Trainees               1.6 Maintain an awareness of the policies          National Trainee Survey          ●National Trainee Survey
                                                                          Induction programmes content     ●Trainees’ timetables show time
                                                                          Local policies and monitoring of is allocated for the handover.
                                                                          handover arrangements
                                                                          Evaluation of posts
                                                                          Trainees timetables
Chief Executive /                                                  National Trainee Survey
                       1.6 Ensure that there are policies for adequate                              ●National Trainee Survey
Medical Directors /        handover arrangements and that these areInduction programmes content     ●Trainees’ timetables show time
Directors of Medical       monitored                               Local policies and monitoring of is allocated for the handover.
Education                                                          handover arrangements
                                                                   Evaluation of posts
                                                                   Trainees timetables
PMETB requirement      2.1 Programmes, posts, associated management, and data collection concerning trainees and local faculty
                           must comply with the European Working Time Directive, Data Protection Act and Freedom of Information
                           Act.
College Guidance       2.1                                         Local Survey data concerning     Board members are all aware of
                                                                   board/ administration staff      responsibilities in relation to
                                                                   knowledge and application of     above legislation.
                                                                   above legislation
                                                                   Content of Induction programmes
                                                                   for board members and trainers

School triangulation   2.1                                                 AMD Board Report
Head of School/Board   2.1 Dialogue with trusts to ensure awareness of     Local Survey data concerning    Board members are all aware of
                           need to meet the standard.                      board/ administration staff     responsibilities in relation to
                           Board members receive training in above         knowledge and application of    above legislation.
                           legislation                                     above legislation
                           Ensure that above legislation is part of a QA   Content of Induction programmes
                           programme of monitoring                         for board members and trainers

Programme Directors    2.1 Train trainers in above legislation             Local Survey data concerning    Board members are all aware of
                           Include in induction                            board/ administration staff     responsibilities in relation to
                                                                           knowledge and application of    above legislation.
                                                                           above legislation
                                                                           Content of Induction programmes
                                                                           for board members and trainers

Local Tutors           2.1 Include in induction                            Local Survey data concerning    Board members are all aware of
                                                                           board/ administration staff     responsibilities in relation to
                                                                           knowledge and application of    above legislation.
                                                                           above legislation
                                                                           Content of Induction programmes
                                                                           for board members and trainers

Educational            2.1 Trainers maintain awareness of the above        Local Survey data concerning    Board members are all aware of
Supervisors                legislation                                     board/ administration staff     responsibilities in relation to
                                                                           knowledge and application of    above legislation.
                                                                           above legislation
                                                                           Content of Induction programmes
                                                                           for board members and trainers
Trainees               2.1
Chief Executive /      2.1 Ensure monitoring of posts for adherence to     Local Survey data concerning    Board members are all aware of
Medical Directors /        above legislation                               board/ administration staff     responsibilities in relation to
Directors of Medical                                                       knowledge and application of    above legislation.
Education                                                                  above legislation
                                                                           Content of Induction programmes
                                                                           for board members and trainers

PMETB requirement      2.2 Deaneries must show that they are developing their capacity for quality control, review and evaluation to
College Guidance       2.2                                           School / Board minutes            Those with responsibility for
                                                                     Programme Handbook                Quality Assurance have clear
                                                                                                       lines of responsibility and
                                                                                                       reporting, with dedicated admin
                                                                                                       support
School triangulation   2.2                                           Accountable Officer: Dr Allen QA
                                                                     Lead
Head of School/Board   2.2 Ensure that there is a QA lead with clear School / Board minutes            Those with responsibility for
                           responsibilities who reports to the Board Programme Handbook                Quality Assurance have clear
                                                                                                       lines of responsibility and
                                                                                                       reporting, with dedicated admin
                                                                                                       support
Programme Directors    2.2
Local Tutors           2.2
Educational            2.2
Supervisors
Trainees               2.2
Chief Executive /      2.2
Medical Directors /
Directors of Medical
Education
PMETB requirement      2.3 Deaneries, working with others as appropriate, must have processes for local quality management, and
                           through local education providers, for quality control, of all postgraduate posts and programmes designed
                           to ensure that the requirements of PMETB’s standards for training, assessment and curricula are met.

College Guidance       2.3 In psychiatry there are additional standards    Board minutes                       ●Annual QA reporting of posts
                           set out by the College and its Faculties that   Content of training and induction   and programmes is able to
                           must be met.                                    for supervisors.                    indicate strengths and
                                                                           Trainee induction programme         weaknesses in curriculum
                                                                                                               delivery.
School triangulation   2.3
Head of School/Board   2.3 1. Ensure that PMETB standards are central      Board minutes                       ●Annual QA reporting of posts
                           to the running of the School                    Content of training and induction   and programmes is able to
                           2. Encourage board members and                  for supervisors.                    indicate strengths and
                           supervisors to attend national training and     Trainee induction programme         weaknesses in curriculum
                           other activities to maintain awareness of                                           delivery.
                           PMETB standards
                           3. QA lead needs to ensure that appropriate
                           information is being gathered and reported to
                           board with suggested action plans

Programme Directors    2.3 Ensure Trainer awareness of PMETB               Board minutes                     ●Annual QA reporting of posts
                           standards through induction programmes          Content of training and induction and programmes is able to
                                                                           for supervisors.                  indicate strengths and
                                                                           Trainee induction programme       weaknesses in curriculum
                                                                                                             delivery.
Local Tutors           2.3 Ensure trainer and trainee awareness of         Board minutes                     ●Annual QA reporting of posts
                           PMETB standards through induction               Content of training and induction and programmes is able to
                           programmes                                      for supervisors.                  indicate strengths and
                                                                           Trainee induction programme       weaknesses in curriculum
                                                                                                             delivery.
Educational            2.3
Supervisors
Trainees               2.3
Chief Executive /      2.3 Ensure that PMETB standards are central to      Board minutes                       ●Annual QA reporting of posts
Medical Directors /        the management of training locally              Content of training and induction   and programmes is able to
Directors of Medical                                                       for supervisors.                    indicate strengths and
Education                                                                  Trainee induction programme         weaknesses in curriculum
                                                                                                               delivery.
PMETB requirement      3.1 At all stages training programmes must comply with employment law, the Disability Discrimination Act,
College Guidance       3.1                                                 Board minutes               Training programmes achieve
                                                                           Post evaluation data        best practice in the daily
                                                                           Local surveys of facilities application of the above
                                                                           Local policies and practice legislation
School triangulation   3.1                                                 AMD Board report
Head of School/Board   3.1 Ensure that the above legislation is central to Board minutes               Training programmes achieve
                           the running of the school                       Post evaluation data        best practice in the daily
                           Ensure Induction and ongoing training for       Local surveys of facilities application of the above
                           Board Members in the above legislation          Local policies and practice legislation
                           Ensure that advice on above legislation is
                           available.
Programme Directors    3.1 Evaluation of posts for evidence of bullying / Board minutes                Training programmes achieve
                           discrimination                                  Post evaluation data        best practice in the daily
                                                                           Local surveys of facilities application of the above
                                                                           Local policies and practice legislation
Local Tutors           3.1
Educational            3.1
Supervisors
Trainees               3.1
Chief Executive /      3.1 Ensure that the above legislation is followed     Board minutes                Training programmes achieve
Medical Directors /        at all times                                      Post evaluation data         best practice in the daily
Directors of Medical                                                         Local surveys of facilities  application of the above
Education                                                                    Local policies and practice  legislation
PMETB requirement      3.2   Information about training programmes, their content and purpose must be publicly accessible either on
College Guidance       3.2                                                   Deanery Website review       Up to date information can be
                                                                             PMETB website review         found with ease.
                                                                             Training programme handbooks
School triangulation   3.2                                                   Handbook being updated by Dr
                                                                             Hackett
Head of School/Board   3.2   Provide information to deanery to include on Deanery Website review          Up to date information can be
                             website                                         PMETB website review         found with ease.
                             Ensure that there is a designated individual    Training programme handbooks
                             with responsibility for maintaining up to date
                             and accessible information
Programme Directors    3.2   Each programme must have a                      Deanery Website review       Up to date information can be
                             comprehensive handbook with details of          PMETB website review         found with ease.
                             training posts, training programme and          Training programme handbooks
                             policies relating to both training activity and
                             implementation of college curriculum
Local Tutors           3.2
Educational            3.2
Supervisors
Trainees               3.2
Chief Executive /      3.2 Ensure that individual with responsibility for    Deanery Website review              Up to date information can be
Medical Directors /        training are identified and contact details are   PMETB website review                found with ease.
Directors of Medical       available                                         Training programme handbooks
Education
PMETB requirement      3.3 Deaneries must take all reasonable steps to ensure that programmes can be adjusted for trainees with well-
                           founded individual reasons for being unable to work full time to work flexibly within the requirements of
                           PMETB Standards and rules. Deaneries must take appropriate action to encourage trusts and other
                           training providers to accept their fair share of doctors training flexibly.
College Guidance       3.3                                                   National trainee survey             ●All those with good reasons to
                                                                             Board minutes                       work less than full time are able
                                                                             Trainee induction programme         to do so
                                                                             Evaluation of posts and             ●LTFT trainees have equal
                                                                             programmes                          access to training and learning
                                                                                                                 opportunities
School triangulation   3.3                                                   Details to be in the handbook and
                                                                             on the website.
Head of School/Board   3.3 Board should include a member with                National trainee survey             ●All those with good reasons to
                           responsibility to support Less than Fulltime      Board minutes                       work less than full time are able
                           Working. (LTFTW)                                  Trainee induction programme         to do so
                           Dialogue with trusts to develop an                Evaluation of posts and             ●LTFT trainees have equal
                           understanding of how these posts can be           programmes                          access to training and learning
                           supported and financed.                                                               opportunities
Programme Directors    3.3 Must facilitate less than full time working       National trainee survey             ●All those with good reasons to
                           placements where a need has been identified       Board minutes                       work less than full time are able
                           Ensure trainers are aware of less than full       Trainee induction programme         to do so
                           time working issues 3. Trainer induction must     Evaluation of posts and             ●LTFT trainees have equal
                           include awareness of LTFTW                        programmes                          access to training and learning
                                                                                                                 opportunities
Local Tutors           3.3 Trainee induction must include awareness of       National trainee survey             ●All those with good reasons to
                           LTFTW                                             Board minutes                       work less than full time are able
                                                                             Trainee induction programme         to do so
                                                                             Evaluation of posts and             ●LTFT trainees have equal
                                                                             programmes                          access to training and learning
                                                                                                                 opportunities
Educational            3.3
Supervisors
Trainees               3.3
Chief Executive /      3.3 Must support the LTFTW placements where a National trainee survey              ●All those with good reasons to
Medical Directors /        need has been identified                  Board minutes                        work less than full time are able
Directors of Medical                                                 Trainee induction programme          to do so
Education                                                            Evaluation of posts and              ●LTFT trainees have equal
                                                                     programmes                           access to training and learning
                                                                                                          opportunities
PMETB requirement      3.4   Appropriate reasonable adjustment must be made for trainees with disabilities, special educational or
                             other needs.
College Guidance       3.4                                               Board minutes                    ●All trainees with disabilities and
                                                                         Induction and training programme special needs are able to
                                                                         for Board members                complete a full programme of
                                                                         Trainee Survey                   training
                                                                         Tutor and Trainer Induction      ●All trainees with disabilities and
                                                                         Programme                        special needs have equal
                                                                         Trainee Induction Programme      access to training and learning
                                                                         Post evaluation                  opportunities
School triangulation   3.4                                               School Psychiatry Trainee Survey
                                                                         via METIS
Head of School/Board   3.4   Ensure that the supporting of trainees with Board minutes                    ●All trainees with disabilities and
                             special needs is one of the central         Induction and training programme special needs are able to
                             components of the running of the programme for Board members                 complete a full programme of
                             Dialogue with trusts to ensure that such    Trainee Survey                   training
                             trainees are given and supported in         Tutor and Trainer Induction      ●All trainees with disabilities and
                             appropriate placements                      Programme                        special needs have equal
                             Ensure Induction and ongoing training for   Trainee Induction Programme      access to training and learning
                             Board Members in the above                  Post evaluation                  opportunities

Programme Directors    3.4 Must facilitate such placements where a need Board minutes                        ●All trainees with disabilities and
                           has been identified                          Induction and training programme     special needs are able to
                           Ensure trainers are aware of relevant issues for Board members                    complete a full programme of
                           Ensure trainees are aware of how to obtain   Trainee Survey                       training
                           support with special training needs          Tutor and Trainer Induction          ●All trainees with disabilities and
                                                                        Programme                            special needs have equal
                                                                        Trainee Induction Programme          access to training and learning
                                                                        Post evaluation                      opportunities
Local Tutors           3.4 Must facilitate such placements where a need Board minutes                        ●All trainees with disabilities and
                           has been identified                          Induction and training programme     special needs are able to
                           Ensure trainers are aware of relevant issues for Board members                    complete a full programme of
                           Ensure trainees are aware of how to obtain   Trainee Survey                       training
                           support with special training needs          Tutor and Trainer Induction          ●All trainees with disabilities and
                                                                        Programme                            special needs have equal
                                                                        Trainee Induction Programme          access to training and learning
                                                                        Post evaluation                      opportunities
Educational            3.4 Assist in the identification of training needs   Board minutes                      ●All trainees with disabilities and
Supervisors                                                                 Induction and training programme   special needs are able to
                                                                            for Board members                  complete a full programme of
                                                                            Trainee Survey                     training
                                                                            Tutor and Trainer Induction        ●All trainees with disabilities and
                                                                            Programme                          special needs have equal
                                                                            Trainee Induction Programme        access to training and learning
                                                                            Post evaluation                    opportunities
Trainees               3.4
Chief Executive /      3.4 Must be proactive in the identification of       Board minutes                      ●All trainees with disabilities and
Medical Directors /        special needs and support appropriate            Induction and training programme   special needs are able to
Directors of Medical       adjustments                                      for Board members                  complete a full programme of
Education                                                                   Trainee Survey                     training
                                                                            Tutor and Trainer Induction        ●All trainees with disabilities and
                                                                            Programme                          special needs have equal
                                                                            Trainee Induction Programme        access to training and learning
                                                                            Post evaluation                    opportunities
PMETB requirement      3.5 Trainees should have access to appropriate evidence on trainee recruitment, appointment, and
                           satisfaction, (and on ARCP panel) with the results analysed by ethnicity, place of qualification, disability,
                           gender and part time training/working.
College Guidance       3.5                                             Annual QA reports                These reports are readily
                                                                                                        available to trainees and
                                                                                                        prospective trainees.
                                                                                                        Annual QA reports
School triangulation   3.5                                             Report on recruitment to be
                                                                       prepared by Lead employer
                                                                       ARCP panel to prepare a report
                                                                       including this data
                                                                       Publicity via website
Head of School/Board   3.5 The Board through Quality Assurance leads Annual QA reports                             These reports are readily
                           must collect and disseminate data appropriate                                           available to trainees and
                                                                                                                   prospective trainees.
                                                                                                                   Annual QA reports
Programme Directors    3.5 Assist in the collection and dissemination of        Annual QA reports                  These reports are readily
                           data                                                                                    available to trainees and
                                                                                                                   prospective trainees.
                                                                                                                   Annual QA reports
Educational            3.5 Assist in the collection and dissemination of        Annual QA reports                  These reports are readily
Supervisors                data                                                                                    available to trainees and
                                                                                                                   prospective trainees.
                                                                                                                   Annual QA reports
Trainees               3.5
Chief Executive /      3.5
Medical Directors /
Directors of Medical
Education
                       3.5
PMETB requirement      4.1 Candidates will be eligible for consideration for entry into a specialist training programme if they:
College Guidance       4.1                                              Review of long / short-listing      Short listing considers the
                                                                        procedures                          applications of all eligible
                                                                        Content of and register of          candidates
                                                                        attendance at training for those
                                                                        involved in the recruitment
                                                                        processes
                                                                        Annual reports to the board on
                                                                        recruitment

School triangulation   4.1                                                      Report from Lead Employer
Head of School/Board   4.1 Ensure that adequate processes are in place          Review of long / short-listing     Short listing considers the
                           to identify eligible candidates for entry into the   procedures                         applications of all eligible
                           programmes of training                               Content of and register of         candidates
                                                                                attendance at training for those
                                                                                involved in the recruitment
                                                                                processes
                                                                                Annual reports to the board on
                                                                                recruitment

Programme Directors    4.1
Local Tutors           4.1
Educational            4.1
Supervisors
Trainees               4.1
Chief Executive /      4.1
Medical Directors /
Directors of Medical
Education
PMETB requirement      4.2 To be eligible for consideration for entry onto a specialist training programme, candidates must be able to
College Guidance       4.2                                               Annual report to the board on   All candidates considered for
                                                                         Recruitment, selection and      Specialty Training Programmes
                                                                         appointment indicating          have the required competencies
                                                                         methodology used.               for completion of foundation
                                                                                                         training

School triangulation   4.2                                                  Report from Lead employer
Head of School/Board   4.2 Ensure that adequate processes are in place      Annual report to the board on   All candidates considered for
                           to identify that candidates have the             Recruitment, selection and      Specialty Training Programmes
                           competencies required to complete                appointment indicating          have the required competencies
                           Foundation Training                              methodology used.               for completion of foundation
                                                                                                            training

Programme Directors    4.2
Local Tutors           4.2
Educational            4.2
Supervisors
Trainees               4.2
Chief Executive /      4.2 Identify and release of staff for training.      Annual report to the board on   All candidates considered for
Medical Directors /        Include review of selection training at annual   Recruitment, selection and      Specialty Training Programmes
Directors of Medical       appraisal and job planning for those involved    appointment indicating          have the required competencies
Education                  in specialty training                            methodology used.               for completion of foundation
                                                                                                            training

PMETB requirement      4.3 The selection process (which may be conducted by interview or by other process) must:
College Guidance       4.3                                             Recruitment procedures recorded Adherence to best contemporary
                                                                       in board minutes                practice can be demonstrated
                                                                       Induction and ongoing training
                                                                       programme of Board members
                                                                       Programme handbooks and
                                                                       websites
School triangulation   4.3                                             Report from Lead employer
Head of School/Board   4.3 1. Develop and follow policies on           Recruitment procedures recorded Adherence to best contemporary
                           Recruitment, selection and appointment that in board minutes                practice can be demonstrated
                           incorporate the above principles, ensuring  Induction and ongoing training
                           that all Involved in selection have had the programme of Board members
                           necessary training                          Programme handbooks and
                           2. Include above in Programme Handbooks     websites
                           and on deanery website
Programme Directors    4.3
Local Tutors           4.3
Educational            4.3
Supervisors
Trainees               4.3
Chief Executive /      4.3 Trusts need to be actively involved in the    Recruitment procedures recorded Adherence to best contemporary
Medical Directors /        release of human resources staff to support   in board minutes                  practice can be demonstrated
Directors of Medical       the development of the selection process.     Induction and ongoing training
Education                  This is properly the role of the Lead Employerprogramme of Board members
                           in areas where such a system exists           Programme handbooks and
                                                                         websites
PMETB requirement      4.4   Selection panels must consist of persons who have been trained in selection principles and processes
College Guidance       4.4                                               Annual report to the board on     All those involved in the
                                                                         Recruitment, selection and        selection process have received
                                                                         appointment                       the relevant training.
                                                                         Induction and ongoing training
                                                                         programme of Board members
                                                                         Attendance registers for selector
                                                                         training events
School triangulation   4.4                                               Report from Lead employer
Head of School/Board   4.4   Ensure Board members and those involved in Annual report to the board on      All those involved in the
                             selection have received Selection and Equal Recruitment, selection and        selection process have received
                             Opportunities training                      appointment                       the relevant training.
                                                                         Induction and ongoing training
                                                                         programme of Board members
                                                                         Attendance registers for selector
                                                                         training events
Programme Directors    4.4
Local Tutors           4.4
Educational            4.4
Supervisors
Trainees               4.4
Chief Executive /      4.4 Identify and release of staff for training.      Annual report to the board on     All those involved in the
Medical Directors /        include review of selection training at annual   Recruitment, selection and        selection process have received
Directors of Medical       appraisal and job planning for those involved    appointment                       the relevant training.
Education                  in specialty training                            Induction and ongoing training
                                                                            programme of Board members
                                                                            Attendance registers for selector
                                                                            training events
PMETB requirement      4.5 Selection panels must include a lay person
College Guidance       4.5                                            Annual report to the board on          All selection panels include a lay
                                                                      Recruitment, selection and             person
                                                                      appointment
School triangulation   4.5                                            Report from lead employer
Head of School/Board   4.5
Programme Directors    4.5
Local Tutors           4.5
Educational            4.5
Supervisors
Trainees               4.5
Chief Executive /      4.5 Trusts need to actively support the              Annual report to the board on All selection panels include a lay
Medical Directors /        identification of appropriate lay people and the Recruitment, selection and    person
Directors of Medical       release of staff to take part in the selection   appointment
Education                  process.
PMETB requirement      5.1 Sufficient practical experience must be available within the programme to support acquisition of
                           competence as set out in the approved curriculum.
College Guidance       5.1 In Psychiatry:                                   Report to board concerning the     ●At all times trainees in
                           Trusts must ensure that training occurs in an    safety of trainees                 psychiatry will interview patients
                           assured safe environment, e.g., safe interview   Policies for rotational planning   in an environment meeting
                           rooms, availability of panic alarms              Handbook demonstrates a variety    standards for safety as set out
                           Within individual posts the position of the      of placements covering the core    by Royal College of
                           trainee as a full working member of the team     skills                             Psychiatrists.
                           must be ensured according to their               ARCP results                       ●At annual review all trainees
                           competency level                                  Health and safety review          will have achieved the
                           The acquisition of certain competencies can      National Trainee survey            competencies and other
                           only be achieved in certain specific clinical                                       educational objectives set out in
                           placements. This means that training must be                                        their agreed programme of
                           planned to ensure that individual trainees are                                      training.
                           not denied essential opportunities
                           Particular attention must be paid to the
                           acquisition of skills in emergency psychiatry
                           including out of hours.



School triangulation   5.1                                                  School Psychiatry Trainee Survey
                                                                            via METIS
                                                                            Placement policy for School
                                                                            Handbook
                                                                            P/F review by Admin team
Head of School/Board   5.1 The Head of School must have dialogue with Report to board concerning the           ●At all times trainees in
                           trust to ensure that safety standards are met. safety of trainees                   psychiatry will interview patients
                                                                          Policies for rotational planning     in an environment meeting
                                                                          Handbook demonstrates a variety      standards for safety as set out
                                                                          of placements covering the core      by Royal College of
                                                                          skills                               Psychiatrists.
                                                                          ARCP results                         ●At annual review all trainees
                                                                           Health and safety review            will have achieved the
                                                                          National Trainee survey              competencies and other
                                                                                                               educational objectives set out in
                                                                                                               their agreed programme of
                                                                                                               training.

Programme Directors    5.1 Those with responsibility for the organisation   Report to board concerning the     ●At all times trainees in
                           of programmes must ensure that trainees are      safety of trainees                 psychiatry will interview patients
                           placed to ensure that they receive sufficient    Policies for rotational planning   in an environment meeting
                           and relevant experience.                         Handbook demonstrates a variety    standards for safety as set out
                           There must be forward planning of rotational     of placements covering the core    by Royal College of
                           placements where possible.                       skills                             Psychiatrists.
                           There needs to be some flexibility within        ARCP results                       ●At annual review all trainees
                           programmes to allow trainees to develop           Health and safety review          will have achieved the
                           subspecialty skills in addition to the core      National Trainee survey            competencies and other
                           skills.                                                                             educational objectives set out in
                           Selection of trainers to the programme must                                         their agreed programme of
                           reflect the needs of trainees to obtain the                                         training.
                           necessary competencies
                           ARCP panels must assess that the
                           appropriate range of competencies have been
                           acquired.

Local Tutors           5.1 Ensure that trainees are getting sufficient      Report to board concerning the     ●At all times trainees in
                           exposure to emergency psychiatry.                safety of trainees                 psychiatry will interview patients
                                                                            Policies for rotational planning   in an environment meeting
                                                                            Handbook demonstrates a variety    standards for safety as set out
                                                                            of placements covering the core    by Royal College of
                                                                            skills                             Psychiatrists.
                                                                            ARCP results                       ●At annual review all trainees
                                                                             Health and safety review          will have achieved the
                                                                            National Trainee survey            competencies and other
                                                                                                               educational objectives set out in
                                                                                                               their agreed programme of
                                                                                                               training.
Educational            5.1 Ensure that trainees receive regular formative Report to board concerning the          ●At all times trainees in
Supervisors                assessment to ensure that they are             safety of trainees                      psychiatry will interview patients
                           developing the appropriate skills.             Policies for rotational planning        in an environment meeting
                                                                          Handbook demonstrates a variety         standards for safety as set out
                                                                          of placements covering the core         by Royal College of
                                                                          skills                                  Psychiatrists.
                                                                          ARCP results                            ●At annual review all trainees
                                                                           Health and safety review               will have achieved the
                                                                          National Trainee survey                 competencies and other
                                                                                                                  educational objectives set out in
                                                                                                                  their agreed programme of
                                                                                                                  training.

Trainees               5.1
Chief Executive /      5.1 Ensuring trainees are part of the Crisis            Report to board concerning the     ●At all times trainees in
Medical Directors /        Resolution Teams                                    safety of trainees                 psychiatry will interview patients
Directors of Medical       Ensure a safe working environment for mental        Policies for rotational planning   in an environment meeting
Education                  health practitioners with particular attention to   Handbook demonstrates a variety    standards for safety as set out
                           the provision of alarms, appropriate interview      of placements covering the core    by Royal College of
                           rooms and security support                          skills                             Psychiatrists.
                                                                               ARCP results                       ●At annual review all trainees
                                                                                Health and safety review          will have achieved the
                                                                               National Trainee survey            competencies and other
                                                                                                                  educational objectives set out in
                                                                                                                  their agreed programme of
                                                                                                                  training.
PMETB requirement      5.2 Each programme must show how the posts within it, taken together, will meet the requirements of the
                           approved curriculum and what must be delivered within each post
College Guidance       5.2 In psychiatry special attention must be paid to Annual reports to the board on Trainees will each have a
                           the trainees’ requirements for psychotherapy meeting the curriculum            programme which addresses
                           and other experiential training.                Trainees survey                a) how their training will enable
                           Psychotherapy training may require a trainee Trainers survey                   them to meet the requirements
                           to continue working with a service user for a ARCP Outcomes                    of the curriculum and b) the
                           period of time greater that the duration of one Minutes and reports from       need to develop psychotherapy
                           post, requiring them to be released from        programme subcommittee         skills in line with the
                           subsequent placements to continue this work meetings                           recommendations of the Royal
                           and attendance at psychotherapy supervision Induction and programmes of        College of Psychiatrists
                                                                           training the trainers

School triangulation   5.2                                                School Psychiatry Trainee Survey
                                                                          via METIS
                                                                          TPD reports
                                                                          ARCP / Exam outcomes
Head of School/Board   5.2 Ensure that each programme can                 Annual reports to the board on        Trainees will each have a
                           demonstrate how it meets the demands of the meeting the curriculum                   programme which addresses
                           curriculum                                     Trainees survey                       a) how their training will enable
                           Dialogue with trusts to ensure that there is a Trainers survey                       them to meet the requirements
                           shared goal to ensure that the requirements ARCP Outcomes                            of the curriculum and b) the
                           of the curriculum are met.                     Minutes and reports from              need to develop psychotherapy
                                                                          programme subcommittee                skills in line with the
                                                                          meetings                              recommendations of the Royal
                                                                          Induction and programmes of           College of Psychiatrists
                                                                          training the trainers

Programme Directors    5.2 Ensure that programme is proactively                Annual reports to the board on   Trainees will each have a
                           addressing the need to meet the curriculum,         meeting the curriculum           programme which addresses
                           e.g. through curriculum subcommittees               Trainees survey                  a) how their training will enable
                           Ensure that there is induction and ongoing          Trainers survey                  them to meet the requirements
                           training for trainers on the curriculum for their   ARCP Outcomes                    of the curriculum and b) the
                           year/ specialty                                     Minutes and reports from         need to develop psychotherapy
                                                                               programme subcommittee           skills in line with the
                                                                               meetings                         recommendations of the Royal
                                                                               Induction and programmes of      College of Psychiatrists
                                                                               training the trainers
Local Tutors           5.2 Must have a good knowledge of the                Annual reports to the board on   Trainees will each have a
                           curriculum as a whole and be able to identify    meeting the curriculum           programme which addresses
                           strengths and weaknesses in the local            Trainees survey                  a) how their training will enable
                           curricular training                              Trainers survey                  them to meet the requirements
                                                                            ARCP Outcomes                    of the curriculum and b) the
                                                                            Minutes and reports from         need to develop psychotherapy
                                                                            programme subcommittee           skills in line with the
                                                                            meetings                         recommendations of the Royal
                                                                            Induction and programmes of      College of Psychiatrists
                                                                            training the trainers

Educational            5.2 Must have a good knowledge of the                Annual reports to the board on   Trainees will each have a
Supervisors                curriculum as a whole and particular             meeting the curriculum           programme which addresses
                           awareness of the training they are to deliver    Trainees survey                  a) how their training will enable
                           to enable their trainees to obtain specific      Trainers survey                  them to meet the requirements
                           competencies.                                    ARCP Outcomes                    of the curriculum and b) the
                                                                            Minutes and reports from         need to develop psychotherapy
                                                                            programme subcommittee           skills in line with the
                                                                            meetings                         recommendations of the Royal
                                                                            Induction and programmes of      College of Psychiatrists
                                                                            training the trainers

Trainees               5.2
Chief Executive /      5.2 Must support the need for the work of trainees   Annual reports to the board on   Trainees will each have a
Medical Directors /        to be focussed upon the develop                  meeting the curriculum           programme which addresses
Directors of Medical       competencies and adjusted where necessary        Trainees survey                  a) how their training will enable
Education                  to the development of psychotherapy skills       Trainers survey                  them to meet the requirements
                                                                            ARCP Outcomes                    of the curriculum and b) the
                                                                            Minutes and reports from         need to develop psychotherapy
                                                                            programme subcommittee           skills in line with the
                                                                            meetings                         recommendations of the Royal
                                                                            Induction and programmes of      College of Psychiatrists
                                                                            training the trainers

PMETB requirement      5.3 Trainees must be reminded about the need to have due regard to, and to keep up to date with the
                           principles of Good Medical Practice
College Guidance       5.3
School triangulation   5.3
Head of School/Board   5.3
Programme Directors    5.3
Local Tutors           5.3 Ensure that this referred to in the induction
                           course
Educational            5.3 Should have a good knowledge of GMP and
Supervisors                take opportunities to refer to it in supervision

Trainees               5.3 Must be familiar with GMP
Chief Executive /      5.3
Medical Directors /
Directors of Medical
Education
PMETB requirement      5.4 Trainees must be able to access and be free to attend training days, courses and other material that forms
                           an intrinsic part of the training programme
College Guidance       5.4                                             Trainees survey                   There will be a minimum of 70%
                                                                       Content and attendance at         attendance by trainees at the
                                                                       programmes for training the       core training events set out on
                                                                       trainers                          an annual by the Programme
                                                                       Content of trainee Induction      Director / Year Leads. There will
                                                                       programmes                        be satisfactorily explanations for
                                                                       Attendance registers for training any absences.
                                                                       events
                                                                       ARCP results
                                                                       Trainees timetables
                                                                       Duty rotas
                                                                       Bleep/contacting doctor policies


School triangulation   5.4                                                  School Psychiatry Trainee Survey
                                                                            via METIS
                                                                            College Tutor’s report for Board
Head of School/Board   5.4 Dialogue with trusts to ensure that there is a   Trainees survey                     There will be a minimum of 70%
                           shared goal to ensure that trainees are          Content and attendance at           attendance by trainees at the
                           attending the appropriate training.              programmes for training the         core training events set out on
                                                                            trainers                            an annual by the Programme
                                                                            Content of trainee Induction        Director / Year Leads. There will
                                                                            programmes                          be satisfactorily explanations for
                                                                            Attendance registers for training   any absences.
                                                                            events
                                                                            ARCP results
                                                                            Trainees timetables
                                                                            Duty rotas
                                                                            Bleep/contacting doctor policies
Programme Directors   5.4 Ensure that the core training and other        Trainees survey                     There will be a minimum of 70%
                          courses that trainees are expected to attend   Content and attendance at           attendance by trainees at the
                          are clearly identified and disseminated to     programmes for training the         core training events set out on
                          trainers and trainees                          trainers                            an annual by the Programme
                          Maintain registers of attendance at training   Content of trainee Induction        Director / Year Leads. There will
                          events                                         programmes                          be satisfactorily explanations for
                          Make clear at Trainer and Trainee induction    Attendance registers for training   any absences.
                          the expected attendance at training events     events
                          Encourage the use of learning agreements       ARCP results
                          Develop system to allow trainees to report     Trainees timetables
                          problems attending training events             Duty rotas
                                                                         Bleep/contacting doctor policies


Local Tutors          5.4 Maintain registers of attendance at training   Trainees survey                     There will be a minimum of 70%
                          events                                         Content and attendance at           attendance by trainees at the
                          Develop and maintain a culture that training   programmes for training the         core training events set out on
                          must be attended.                              trainers                            an annual by the Programme
                                                                         Content of trainee Induction        Director / Year Leads. There will
                                                                         programmes                          be satisfactorily explanations for
                                                                         Attendance registers for training   any absences.
                                                                         events
                                                                         ARCP results
                                                                         Trainees timetables
                                                                         Duty rotas
                                                                         Bleep/contacting doctor policies


Educational           5.4 Support trainees to attend the relevant        Trainees survey                     There will be a minimum of 70%
Supervisors               training and ensure that regular events are    Content and attendance at           attendance by trainees at the
                          included in the trainees timetable             programmes for training the         core training events set out on
                                                                         trainers                            an annual by the Programme
                                                                         Content of trainee Induction        Director / Year Leads. There will
                                                                         programmes                          be satisfactorily explanations for
                                                                         Attendance registers for training   any absences.
                                                                         events
                                                                         ARCP results
                                                                         Trainees timetables
                                                                         Duty rotas
                                                                         Bleep/contacting doctor policies
Trainees               5.4 Maintain learning portfolio                        Trainees survey                     There will be a minimum of 70%
                           Ensure that where ever possible clinical work      Content and attendance at           attendance by trainees at the
                           is kept up-to-date to minimise impact of any       programmes for training the         core training events set out on
                           absence from the clinical setting                  trainers                            an annual by the Programme
                                                                              Content of trainee Induction        Director / Year Leads. There will
                                                                              programmes                          be satisfactorily explanations for
                                                                              Attendance registers for training   any absences.
                                                                              events
                                                                              ARCP results
                                                                              Trainees timetables
                                                                              Duty rotas
                                                                              Bleep/contacting doctor policies


Chief Executive /      5.4 Ensure that there is appropriate medical           Trainees survey                     There will be a minimum of 70%
Medical Directors /        cover to allow the release of trainees to attend   Content and attendance at           attendance by trainees at the
Directors of Medical       training events                                    programmes for training the         core training events set out on
Education                  Ensure bleep / contacting Doctors policies         trainers                            an annual by the Programme
                           support undisturbed attendance at training         Content of trainee Induction        Director / Year Leads. There will
                                                                              programmes                          be satisfactorily explanations for
                                                                              Attendance registers for training   any absences.
                                                                              events
                                                                              ARCP results
                                                                              Trainees timetables
                                                                              Duty rotas
                                                                              Bleep/contacting doctor policies
PMETB requirement      5.5 The overall purpose of the assessment system must be documented and in the public domain and must be
                           implemented.
College Guidance       5.5 Royal College of psychiatrists has developed Trainees survey                  Trainees and trainers will be
                           a range of workplace based assessment tools Trainer survey                    using the workplace based
                                                                        Attendance register at training  assessment tools as set out by
                                                                        events                           the RCPsych (reference to a
                                                                        Induction programme for trainees document is needed) e.g.
                                                                        Induction and programme of       statement Assessment
                                                                        training for trainers            programme approved by
                                                                        ARCP outcomes                    PMETB


School triangulation   5.5                                                Existing Admin data report:
                                                                          Numbers.
                                                                          METIS: Total, medians, range by
                                                                          year.
Head of School/Board   5.5 Ensure that training in College Work placed    Trainees survey                    Trainees and trainers will be
                           based assessments is available for Trainers    Trainer survey                     using the workplace based
                           and trainees                                   Attendance register at training    assessment tools as set out by
                                                                          events                             the RCPsych (reference to a
                                                                          Induction programme for trainees   document is needed) e.g.
                                                                          Induction and programme of         statement Assessment
                                                                          training for trainers              programme approved by
                                                                          ARCP outcomes                      PMETB


Programme Directors    5.5 Induction for trainers and trainees must       Trainees survey                    Trainees and trainers will be
                           include details and training in the use of     Trainer survey                     using the workplace based
                           college workplace based assessment tools       Attendance register at training    assessment tools as set out by
                           and how they relate to specific competencies   events                             the RCPsych (reference to a
                           within the curriculum                          Induction programme for trainees   document is needed) e.g.
                                                                          Induction and programme of         statement Assessment
                                                                          training for trainers              programme approved by
                                                                          ARCP outcomes                      PMETB
Local Tutors           5.5 Must maintain a knowledge of the workplace Trainees survey                        Trainees and trainers will be
                           based assessment tools and support trainees Trainer survey                        using the workplace based
                           in their use.                               Attendance register at training       assessment tools as set out by
                                                                       events                                the RCPsych (reference to a
                                                                       Induction programme for trainees      document is needed) e.g.
                                                                       Induction and programme of            statement Assessment
                                                                       training for trainers                 programme approved by
                                                                       ARCP outcomes                         PMETB


Educational            5.5 Must ensure that they are aware of the         Trainees survey                    Trainees and trainers will be
Supervisors                workplace based assessment tools               Trainer survey                     using the workplace based
                           Must use the workplace based assessment        Attendance register at training    assessment tools as set out by
                           tools regularly with their trainees            events                             the RCPsych (reference to a
                           Should support trainees other than their own   Induction programme for trainees   document is needed) e.g.
                           current trainee by being available to          Induction and programme of         statement Assessment
                           undertake work placed based assessments        training for trainers              programme approved by
                           Should be registered to record workplace       ARCP outcomes                      PMETB
                           based assessment online



Trainees               5.5 Maintain a learning portfolio which includes   Trainees survey                    Trainees and trainers will be
                           work placed based assessments                  Trainer survey                     using the workplace based
                                                                          Attendance register at training    assessment tools as set out by
                                                                          events                             the RCPsych (reference to a
                                                                          Induction programme for trainees   document is needed) e.g.
                                                                          Induction and programme of         statement Assessment
                                                                          training for trainers              programme approved by
                                                                          ARCP outcomes                      PMETB


Chief Executive /      5.5 Through job planning, support trainers using   Trainees survey                    Trainees and trainers will be
Medical Directors /        work place based assessments for trainees      Trainer survey                     using the workplace based
Directors of Medical       other than those that they are directly        Attendance register at training    assessment tools as set out by
Education                  supervising                                    events                             the RCPsych (reference to a
                                                                          Induction programme for trainees   document is needed) e.g.
                                                                          Induction and programme of         statement Assessment
                                                                          training for trainers              programme approved by
                                                                          ARCP outcomes                      PMETB


PMETB requirement      5.6 The purposes of each and all components of the approved assessment system must be specified and
                           available to the trainees, trainers, professional bodies including the regulatory bodies, and the public
College Guidance       5.6
School triangulation   5.6
Head of School/Board   5.6 Ensure that training in College Work placed                            0                               0
                           based assessments is available for Trainers
                           and trainees
Programme Directors    5.6 Induction for trainers and trainees must                               0                               0
                           include details and training in the use of
                           college workplace based assessment tools
                           and how they relate to specific competencies
                           within the curriculum
Local Tutors           5.6 Must maintain a knowledge of the workplace                             0                               0
                           based assessment tools and support trainees
                           in their use, including examinations

Educational            5.6
Supervisors
Trainees               5.6
Chief Executive /      5.6
Medical Directors /
Directors of Medical
Education
PMETB requirement      5.7 The sequence of approved assessments must match the progression through the career pathway
College Guidance       5.7
School triangulation   5.7
Head of School/Board   5.7
Programme Directors    5.7 Must ensure that educational supervisors are
                           familiar with and use appropriate assessment
                           methods as trainees progress.

Local Tutors           5.7
Educational            5.7 Must be familiar with the range of approved
Supervisors                assessment methods and use them
Trainees               5.7
Chief Executive /      5.7
Medical Directors /
Directors of Medical
Education
PMETB requirement      5.8 Individual approved assessment within the system should add unique information and build on previous
                           assessments
College Guidance       5.8
School triangulation   5.8
Head of School/Board   5.8
Programme Directors    5.8
Local Tutors           5.8 Ensure the trainees are familiar with the full
                           range of WPBAs as appropriate during their
                           placements
Educational            5.8 Must be familiar with the range of approved
Supervisors                assessment methods and use them
Trainees               5.8
Chief Executive /      5.8
Medical Directors /
Directors of Medical
Education
PMETB requirement      5.9 Trainees must have regular feedback on their performance within each post.
College Guidance       5.9                                                 1. Programme Handbook              All trainees will receive regular
                                                                           2. Trainee survey                  and timely feedback from
                                                                           3. Evaluation of posts.            supervisors who have been
                                                                           4. Induction and programmes of     trained for this purpose
                                                                           training the trainers
                                                                           5. ARCP outcomes
                                                                           6. Trainer survey

School triangulation   5.9                                                 School Psychiatry Trainee Survey
                                                                           via METIS
                                                                           Portfolio review (ESR, Mid-point
                                                                           review, Nos. of WPBA, CTR)

Head of School/Board   5.9 Ensure that educational processes including     1. Programme Handbook              All trainees will receive regular
                           providing feedback to trainees are central to   2. Trainee survey                  and timely feedback from
                           the organisation and running of the school      3. Evaluation of posts.            supervisors who have been
                                                                           4. Induction and programmes of     trained for this purpose
                                                                           training the trainers
                                                                           5. ARCP outcomes
                                                                           6. Trainer survey

Programme Directors    5.9 Induction programme for trainers must include   1. Programme Handbook              All trainees will receive regular
                           training on effective feedback and              2. Trainee survey                  and timely feedback from
                           expectations as a trainer to provide feedback   3. Evaluation of posts.            supervisors who have been
                           regularly.     Evaluation of training posts     4. Induction and programmes of     trained for this purpose
                                                                           training the trainers
                                                                           5. ARCP outcomes
                                                                           6. Trainer survey

Local Tutors           5.9 Obtain feedback from trainees regarding the     1. Programme Handbook              All trainees will receive regular
                           quality of feedback received.                   2. Trainee survey                  and timely feedback from
                                                                           3. Evaluation of posts.            supervisors who have been
                                                                           4. Induction and programmes of     trained for this purpose
                                                                           training the trainers
                                                                           5. ARCP outcomes
                                                                           6. Trainer survey
Educational            5.9 Regularly provide feedback to trainees in a      1. Programme Handbook              All trainees will receive regular
Supervisors                timely and appropriate manner.                   2. Trainee survey                  and timely feedback from
                                                                            3. Evaluation of posts.            supervisors who have been
                                                                            4. Induction and programmes of     trained for this purpose
                                                                            training the trainers
                                                                            5. ARCP outcomes
                                                                            6. Trainer survey

Trainees               5.9 Must be ready to practice clinical skills in front 1. Programme Handbook            All trainees will receive regular
                           of the trainers in order that they may receive 2. Trainee survey                    and timely feedback from
                           feedback                                           3. Evaluation of posts.          supervisors who have been
                                                                              4. Induction and programmes of   trained for this purpose
                                                                              training the trainers
                                                                              5. ARCP outcomes
                                                                              6. Trainer survey

Chief Executive /      5.9 Ensure that educational supervisors have         1. Programme Handbook              All trainees will receive regular
Medical Directors /        sufficient time in their job plan to provide     2. Trainee survey                  and timely feedback from
Directors of Medical       effective clinical supervision and feedback to   3. Evaluation of posts.            supervisors who have been
Education                  trainees.                                        4. Induction and programmes of     trained for this purpose
                           Ensure that there is an educational ethos        training the trainers
                           within the organisation.                         5. ARCP outcomes
                                                                            6. Trainer survey
PMETB requirement      6.1 Every trainee starting a post or programme must attend a departmental induction to ensure they
                           understand the curriculum, how their post fits within the programme, their duties and reporting
                           arrangements, to ensure they are told about departmental policies and to meet key staff.
College Guidance       6.1 In psychiatry trainees must have induction at Content and records of               All trainees will have been
                           levels of the programme, the Trust, the site  attendance at trainees’ induction enabled to attend a
                           and the post respectively.                    programmes                           comprehensive induction
                                                                         Trainee survey                       process introducing them to the
                                                                          Induction leaflets/booklets setting curriculum and all levels of the
                                                                         out responsibilities                 training programme.
                                                                          Education programmes
                                                                         Content and attendance at
                                                                         induction and programmes of
                                                                         training for supervisors
                                                                         Duty rotas
                                                                         Departmental policies

School triangulation   6.1                                                To be collected in the school
                                                                          portfolio reviews
Head of School/Board   6.1 Ensure that all programs provide adequate      Content and records of                 All trainees will have been
                           induction for trainees.                        attendance at trainees’ induction      enabled to attend a
                                                                          programmes                             comprehensive induction
                                                                          Trainee survey                         process introducing them to the
                                                                           Induction leaflets/booklets setting   curriculum and all levels of the
                                                                          out responsibilities                   training programme.
                                                                           Education programmes
                                                                          Content and attendance at
                                                                          induction and programmes of
                                                                          training for supervisors
                                                                          Duty rotas
                                                                          Departmental policies

Programme Directors    6.1 Must develop and run induction programs for    Content and records of                 All trainees will have been
                           all trainees entering each year/speciality     attendance at trainees’ induction      enabled to attend a
                           programme, setting out curricular objectives   programmes                             comprehensive induction
                           for the year and how the trainee will be       Trainee survey                         process introducing them to the
                           assessed                                        Induction leaflets/booklets setting   curriculum and all levels of the
                                                                          out responsibilities                   training programme.
                                                                           Education programmes
                                                                          Content and attendance at
                                                                          induction and programmes of
                                                                          training for supervisors
                                                                          Duty rotas
                                                                          Departmental policies
Local Tutors   6.1 Must develop and run induction programs             Content and records of                 All trainees will have been
                   introducing new trainees to hospital/locality,      attendance at trainees’ induction      enabled to attend a
                   setting out local responsibilities as well as the   programmes                             comprehensive induction
                   educational program.                                Trainee survey                         process introducing them to the
                                                                        Induction leaflets/booklets setting   curriculum and all levels of the
                                                                       out responsibilities                   training programme.
                                                                        Education programmes
                                                                       Content and attendance at
                                                                       induction and programmes of
                                                                       training for supervisors
                                                                       Duty rotas
                                                                       Departmental policies

Educational    6.1 Must ensure that the trainee has an induction       Content and records of                 All trainees will have been
Supervisors        into the post, with a clear description of their    attendance at trainees’ induction      enabled to attend a
                   duties and responsibilities, as well as their       programmes                             comprehensive induction
                   role within the clinical team. Trainees must        Trainee survey                         process introducing them to the
                   be made aware of local policies and                  Induction leaflets/booklets setting   curriculum and all levels of the
                   procedures designed to ensure personal              out responsibilities                   training programme.
                   safety.                                              Education programmes
                                                                       Content and attendance at
                                                                       induction and programmes of
                                                                       training for supervisors
                                                                       Duty rotas
                                                                       Departmental policies

Trainees       6.1 Must ensure that they attend induction              Content and records of                 All trainees will have been
                   meetings                                            attendance at trainees’ induction      enabled to attend a
                                                                       programmes                             comprehensive induction
                                                                       Trainee survey                         process introducing them to the
                                                                        Induction leaflets/booklets setting   curriculum and all levels of the
                                                                       out responsibilities                   training programme.
                                                                        Education programmes
                                                                       Content and attendance at
                                                                       induction and programmes of
                                                                       training for supervisors
                                                                       Duty rotas
                                                                       Departmental policies
Chief Executive /      6.1 Ensure that there is no timetabled clinical       Content and records of                 All trainees will have been
Medical Directors /        activity that clashes with the induction          attendance at trainees’ induction      enabled to attend a
Directors of Medical       programme. Ensure that there is medical           programmes                             comprehensive induction
Education                  cover so that trainees are not disturbed whilst   Trainee survey                         process introducing them to the
                           attending induction programmes                     Induction leaflets/booklets setting   curriculum and all levels of the
                                                                             out responsibilities                   training programme.
                                                                              Education programmes
                                                                             Content and attendance at
                                                                             induction and programmes of
                                                                             training for supervisors
                                                                             Duty rotas
                                                                             Departmental policies
PMETB requirement      6.2 At the start of every post within a programme, the educational supervisor (or representative) must discuss
                           with the trainee the educational framework and support systems in the post and the respective
                           responsibilities of trainee and trainer for learning. This discussion should include the setting of aims and
                           objectives for the trainee to achieve in the post.
College Guidance       6.2                                                Induction and programmes of      All trainees will have a
                                                                          training for educational         documented plan of training for
                                                                          supervisors                      each post including learning
                                                                          Trainee documentation            objectives
                                                                          Trainee survey
                                                                          Trainee induction programme
                                                                          Trainer survey
                                                                          ARCP outcomes

School triangulation   6.2                                                To be collected in the school
                                                                          portfolio reviews
Head of School/Board   6.2 Ensure that educational supervisors receive    Induction and programmes of      All trainees will have a
                           training in setting learning objectives        training for educational         documented plan of training for
                                                                          supervisors                      each post including learning
                                                                          Trainee documentation            objectives
                                                                          Trainee survey
                                                                          Trainee induction programme
                                                                          Trainer survey
                                                                          ARCP outcomes

Programme Directors    6.2 Ensure that educational supervisors and           Induction and programmes of   All trainees will have a
                           trainees are aware of their responsibility to set training for educational      documented plan of training for
                           educational objectives                            supervisors                   each post including learning
                                                                             Trainee documentation         objectives
                                                                             Trainee survey
                                                                             Trainee induction programme
                                                                             Trainer survey
                                                                             ARCP outcomes

Local Tutors           6.2 Ensure that educational supervisors and           Induction and programmes of   All trainees will have a
                           trainees are aware of their responsibility to set training for educational      documented plan of training for
                           educational objectives                            supervisors                   each post including learning
                                                                             Trainee documentation         objectives
                                                                             Trainee survey
                                                                             Trainee induction programme
                                                                             Trainer survey
                                                                             ARCP outcomes
Educational            6.2 Must set aside time to discuss the framework      Induction and programmes of   All trainees will have a
Supervisors                of educational activity in this post. This        training for educational      documented plan of training for
                           should include responsibility for learning        supervisors                   each post including learning
                            Specific aims and objectives to achieve in       Trainee documentation         objectives
                           this post should be recorded and referred to      Trainee survey
                           in supervision                                    Trainee induction programme
                            A record of this discussion should be made       Trainer survey
                                                                             ARCP outcomes

Trainees               6.2 Must take responsibility for their own learning   Induction and programmes of   All trainees will have a
                           Must maintain an up-to-date list of learning      training for educational      documented plan of training for
                           objectives, plans on how to achieve them          supervisors                   each post including learning
                           (including methods of assessment) and             Trainee documentation         objectives
                           progress towards achieving them.                  Trainee survey
                                                                             Trainee induction programme
                                                                             Trainer survey
                                                                             ARCP outcomes

Chief Executive /      6.2 Ensure that it is written into job plans of    Induction and programmes of      All trainees will have a
Medical Directors /        educational supervisors that they will support training for educational         documented plan of training for
Directors of Medical       the above activities                           supervisors                      each post including learning
Education                                                                 Trainee documentation            objectives
                                                                          Trainee survey
                                                                          Trainee induction programme
                                                                          Trainer survey
                                                                          ARCP outcomes

PMETB requirement      6.3 Trainees must have a designated educational supervisor.
College Guidance       6.3                                          Rotation data and programme            At all times there will be a
                                                                    handbooks                              designated and Educational
                                                                                                           Supervisor for each trainee.
School triangulation   6.3                                                   Educational Team LOCUM LIST
                                                                             AMD Board report

Head of School/Board   6.3
Programme Directors    6.3 Ensure that all trainees have a designated        Rotation data and programme   At all times there will be a
                           approved educational supervisor.                  handbooks                     designated and Educational
                                                                                                           Supervisor for each trainee.
Local Tutors           6.3
Educational            6.3
Supervisors
Trainees               6.3
Chief Executive /      6.3
Medical Directors /
Directors of Medical
Education
PMETB requirement      6.4 Trainees must sign a training/learning agreement at the start of each post.
College Guidance       6.4                                                Copies of documentation used      All trainees will have a signed
                                                                          Results of monitoring of use of   learning agreement
                                                                          learning agreements
                                                                          Trainee survey
                                                                          Trainer survey
                                                                          Numbers of locums, their
                                                                          currency for Equality and
                                                                          Diversity etc.

School triangulation   6.4                                                To be collected in the School
                                                                          Portfolio reviews
Head of School/Board   6.4 Ensure monitoring of use of learning           Copies of documentation used      All trainees will have a signed
                           agreements                                     Results of monitoring of use of   learning agreement
                                                                          learning agreements
                                                                          Trainee survey
                                                                          Trainer survey
                                                                          Numbers of locums, their
                                                                          currency for Equality and
                                                                          Diversity etc.

Programme Directors    6.4 Ensure that a model for educational            Copies of documentation used      All trainees will have a signed
                           agreements is available and distributed to     Results of monitoring of use of   learning agreement
                           educational supervisors                        learning agreements
                           Must monitor that educational agreements are   Trainee survey
                           being completed                                Trainer survey
                                                                          Numbers of locums, their
                                                                          currency for Equality and
                                                                          Diversity etc.

Local Tutors           6.4 Must monitor that educational agreements are Copies of documentation used        All trainees will have a signed
                           being completed                              Results of monitoring of use of     learning agreement
                                                                        learning agreements
                                                                        Trainee survey
                                                                        Trainer survey
                                                                        Numbers of locums, their
                                                                        currency for Equality and
                                                                        Diversity etc.
Educational            6.4 Must ensure that a learning agreement is       Copies of documentation used      All trainees will have a signed
Supervisors                completed and signed at the start of each      Results of monitoring of use of   learning agreement
                           post, and a copy retained                      learning agreements
                                                                          Trainee survey
                                                                          Trainer survey
                                                                          Numbers of locums, their
                                                                          currency for Equality and
                                                                          Diversity etc.

Trainees               6.4 Must retain a copy of the learning agreement   Copies of documentation used      All trainees will have a signed
                           in the portfolio                               Results of monitoring of use of   learning agreement
                                                                          learning agreements
                                                                          Trainee survey
                                                                          Trainer survey
                                                                          Numbers of locums, their
                                                                          currency for Equality and
                                                                          Diversity etc.

Chief Executive /      6.4 Must support the use learning agreements       Copies of documentation used      All trainees will have a signed
Medical Directors /                                                       Results of monitoring of use of   learning agreement
Directors of Medical                                                      learning agreements
Education                                                                 Trainee survey
                                                                          Trainer survey
                                                                          Numbers of locums, their
                                                                          currency for Equality and
                                                                          Diversity etc.

PMETB requirement      6.5 Trainees must have a logbook and/or a learning portfolio relevant to their current programme, which they
                           discuss with their educational supervisor (or representative)
College Guidance       6.5                                             Trainee survey                   All trainees will have a training
                                                                       Copies of documentation used     portfolio, which supervisors and
                                                                       ARCP outcomes                    trainees have received training
                                                                       Induction and programmes of      and guidance in using.
                                                                       training for trainers
                                                                       Content of Trainee induction

School triangulation   6.5                                                To be collected in the School
                                                                          Portfolio reviews
Head of School/Board   6.5 Ensure monitoring of use of portfolios         Trainee survey                    All trainees will have a training
                                                                          Copies of documentation used      portfolio, which supervisors and
                                                                          ARCP outcomes                     trainees have received training
                                                                          Induction and programmes of       and guidance in using.
                                                                          training for trainers
                                                                          Content of Trainee induction
Programme Directors    6.5 Ensure that the relevant portfolio is available   Trainee survey                 All trainees will have a training
                           for trainees and trainers to use, and that as     Copies of documentation used   portfolio, which supervisors and
                           the portfolio develops, updated versions are      ARCP outcomes                  trainees have received training
                           disseminated                                      Induction and programmes of    and guidance in using.
                           Ensure that trainers and trainees receive         training for trainers
                           guidance on the use of portfolios, both           Content of Trainee induction
                           summative and formative assessment.
Local Tutors           6.5 Ensure that portfolios are used regularly in      Trainee survey                 All trainees will have a training
                           supervision                                       Copies of documentation used   portfolio, which supervisors and
                                                                             ARCP outcomes                  trainees have received training
                                                                             Induction and programmes of    and guidance in using.
                                                                             training for trainers
                                                                             Content of Trainee induction

Educational            6.5
Supervisors
Trainees               6.5 Maintain an up-to-date portfolio of learning      Trainee survey                 All trainees will have a training
                           activity and learning achievement                 Copies of documentation used   portfolio, which supervisors and
                                                                             ARCP outcomes                  trainees have received training
                                                                             Induction and programmes of    and guidance in using.
                                                                             training for trainers
                                                                             Content of Trainee induction

Chief Executive /      6.5
Medical Directors /
Directors of Medical
Education
PMETB requirement      6.6 Trainees must have further meetings with their educational supervisor (or representative) at least three-
                           monthly, to discuss their progress, outstanding learning needs and how to meet them.
College Guidance       6.6                                             ARCP outcomes                   All trainees will have within their
                                                                       Monitoring of midpoint review   learning portfolio documentation
                                                                       Trainee survey                  with agreed outcomes from their
                                                                       Trainer survey                  three monthly meetings with the
                                                                                                       tutor or training programme
                                                                                                       director.

School triangulation   6.6                                               To be collected in the School
                                                                         Portfolio reviews. In psychiatry
                                                                         this role is currently carried out by
                                                                         the College Tutor and/or Training
                                                                         Programme Director.
Head of School/Board   6.6 Ensure monitoring of midpoint / three monthly ARCP outcomes                           All trainees will have within their
                           review                                        Monitoring of midpoint review           learning portfolio documentation
                                                                         Trainee survey                          with agreed outcomes from their
                                                                         Trainer survey                          three monthly meetings with the
                                                                                                                 tutor or training programme
                                                                                                                 director.

Programme Directors    6.6 There must be timetabled midpoint or three      ARCP outcomes                         All trainees will have within their
                           monthly review to review the progress of        Monitoring of midpoint review         learning portfolio documentation
                           trainees, with the outcome recorded and         Trainee survey                        with agreed outcomes from their
                           copies maintained in the learning portfolio     Trainer survey                        three monthly meetings with the
                                                                                                                 tutor or training programme
                                                                                                                 director.

Local Tutors           6.6 There must be timetabled midpoint or three      ARCP outcomes                         All trainees will have within their
                           monthly review to review the progress of        Monitoring of midpoint review         learning portfolio documentation
                           trainees, with the outcome recorded and         Trainee survey                        with agreed outcomes from their
                           copies maintained in the learning portfolio     Trainer survey                        three monthly meetings with the
                                                                                                                 tutor or training programme
                                                                                                                 director.

Educational            6.6 Must ensure that any relevant review            ARCP outcomes                         All trainees will have within their
Supervisors                documentation is completed in time for          Monitoring of midpoint review         learning portfolio documentation
                           progress reviews                                Trainee survey                        with agreed outcomes from their
                                                                           Trainer survey                        three monthly meetings with the
                                                                                                                 tutor or training programme
                                                                                                                 director.
Trainees               6.6 Must ensure that they prepare for review    ARCP outcomes                   All trainees will have within their
                           meetings and complete any relevant          Monitoring of midpoint review   learning portfolio documentation
                           documentation on time                       Trainee survey                  with agreed outcomes from their
                                                                       Trainer survey                  three monthly meetings with the
                                                                                                       tutor or training programme
                                                                                                       director.

Chief Executive /      6.6 Ensure that supervisors undertake regular   ARCP outcomes                   All trainees will have within their
Medical Directors /        reviews through job planning and trainer    Monitoring of midpoint review   learning portfolio documentation
Directors of Medical       appraisal                                   Trainee survey                  with agreed outcomes from their
Education                                                              Trainer survey                  three monthly meetings with the
                                                                                                       tutor or training programme
                                                                                                       director.
PMETB requirement      6.7 Trainees must have a means of feeding back in confidence their concerns and views about their training
                           and education experience to an appropriate member of local faculty.
College Guidance       6.7 In psychiatry this must include opportunity to Programme handbook and             All trainees will know how to use
                           express concerns about the safety of the       website                            agreed policies to report
                           working environment.                           policies for trainees experiencing concerns and views about their
                                                                          difficulties in post               training
                                                                          Evaluation of posts
                                                                          Induction programme for trainees
                                                                          Induction and programme of
                                                                          training the trainers
                                                                          Action points arising from
                                                                          evaluation of posts and reported
                                                                          concerns


School triangulation   6.7                                                   School Psychiatry Trainee Survey
                                                                             via METIS / National Survey

Head of School/Board   6.7 1. Ensure that there are easily accessible        Programme handbook and               All trainees will know how to use
                           points of contact for trainees to feed back in    website                              agreed policies to report
                           confidence any concerns and views about           policies for trainees experiencing   concerns and views about their
                           their training both within a particular           difficulties in post                 training
                           programme and if necessary direct to              Evaluation of posts
                           members of the board or deanery                   Induction programme for trainees
                           2. Ensure that all trainers attend an induction   Induction and programme of
                           and programme to develop their teaching           training the trainers
                           skills                                            Action points arising from
                                                                             evaluation of posts and reported
                                                                             concerns


Programme Directors    6.7 Ensure that all posts are evaluated on a          Programme handbook and               All trainees will know how to use
                           regular basis                                     website                              agreed policies to report
                                                                             policies for trainees experiencing   concerns and views about their
                                                                             difficulties in post                 training
                                                                             Evaluation of posts
                                                                             Induction programme for trainees
                                                                             Induction and programme of
                                                                             training the trainers
                                                                             Action points arising from
                                                                             evaluation of posts and reported
                                                                             concerns
Local Tutors   6.7 Must be approachable and willing to listen to   Programme handbook and               All trainees will know how to use
                   concerns of trainees about their educational    website                              agreed policies to report
                   experience                                      policies for trainees experiencing   concerns and views about their
                                                                   difficulties in post                 training
                                                                   Evaluation of posts
                                                                   Induction programme for trainees
                                                                   Induction and programme of
                                                                   training the trainers
                                                                   Action points arising from
                                                                   evaluation of posts and reported
                                                                   concerns


Educational    6.7 Must be approachable and willing to listen to   Programme handbook and               All trainees will know how to use
Supervisors        concerns of trainees about their educational    website                              agreed policies to report
                   experience                                      policies for trainees experiencing   concerns and views about their
                                                                   difficulties in post                 training
                                                                   Evaluation of posts
                                                                   Induction programme for trainees
                                                                   Induction and programme of
                                                                   training the trainers
                                                                   Action points arising from
                                                                   evaluation of posts and reported
                                                                   concerns


Trainees       6.7 In addition to feeling able to feedback         Programme handbook and               All trainees will know how to use
                   concerns about training, trainees must inform   website                              agreed policies to report
                   representatives of trusts or the school of      policies for trainees experiencing   concerns and views about their
                   psychiatry of any shortcomings that might       difficulties in post                 training
                   leave trainees or other members of staff at     Evaluation of posts
                   risk.                                           Induction programme for trainees
                                                                   Induction and programme of
                                                                   training the trainers
                                                                   Action points arising from
                                                                   evaluation of posts and reported
                                                                   concerns
Chief Executive /      6.7 Must ensure that there are local mechanisms Programme handbook and                  All trainees will know how to use
Medical Directors /        for trainees to report concerns about personal website                              agreed policies to report
Directors of Medical       safety.                                        policies for trainees experiencing   concerns and views about their
Education                                                                 difficulties in post                 training
                                                                          Evaluation of posts
                                                                          Induction programme for trainees
                                                                          Induction and programme of
                                                                          training the trainers
                                                                          Action points arising from
                                                                          evaluation of posts and reported
                                                                          concerns


PMETB requirement      6.8 There must be ready access to career advice
College Guidance       6.8                                           Programme Handbook / website              All trainees will know how to
                                                                     Trainee survey                            access relevant careers advice
                                                                     Reports from careers advice lead          from a person who is trained to
                                                                     to the Board                              provide this.
                                                                      Induction programme for
                                                                     trainees
                                                                      Induction and programme of
                                                                     training the trainers


School triangulation   6.8                                                 To be covered in handbook
Head of School/Board   6.8 The board must identify a lead for careers      Programme Handbook / website        All trainees will know how to
                           advice                                          Trainee survey                      access relevant careers advice
                           Trainees must be made aware of how they         Reports from careers advice lead    from a person who is trained to
                           can access careers advice                       to the Board                        provide this.
                                                                            Induction programme for
                                                                           trainees
                                                                            Induction and programme of
                                                                           training the trainers


Programme Directors    6.8 Ensure that information on obtaining careers    Programme Handbook / website        All trainees will know how to
                           advice is included in trainees’ induction       Trainee survey                      access relevant careers advice
                           Ensure that trainers are aware of the role of   Reports from careers advice lead    from a person who is trained to
                           careers advice through induction and ongoing    to the Board                        provide this.
                           training.                                        Induction programme for
                                                                           trainees
                                                                            Induction and programme of
                                                                           training the trainers
Local Tutors           6.8
Educational            6.8
Supervisors
Trainees               6.8
Chief Executive /      6.8
Medical Directors /
Directors of Medical
Education
PMETB requirement      6.9 Working patterns and intensity of work by day and by night must be appropriate for learning (neither too
                           light nor too heavy).
College Guidance       6.9 At all stages of training there must be            Trainees survey        Evaluation of posts will show
                           meaningful involvement in systems of care          Post evaluation        that trainees have been able to
                           that enables the trainee to incrementally gain Supervision log            develop the required
                           all the required competencies                      ARCP outcomes          competencies as a
                                                                                                     consequence of their clinical
                                                                                                     activities and without hindrance
                                                                                                     from inappropriate working
                                                                                                     patterns
School triangulation   6.9
Head of School/Board   6.9 There must be dialogue with trusts to ensure Trainees survey              Evaluation of posts will show
                           that appropriate working patterns are              Post evaluation        that trainees have been able to
                           established for all posts.                         Supervision log        develop the required
                                                                              ARCP outcomes          competencies as a
                                                                                                     consequence of their clinical
                                                                                                     activities and without hindrance
                                                                                                     from inappropriate working
                                                                                                     patterns
Programme Directors    6.9 The continued approval of all posts is subject Trainees survey            Evaluation of posts will show
                           to a review of the intensity of work and job       Post evaluation        that trainees have been able to
                           plan on at least an annual basis                   Supervision log        develop the required
                           Regular Evaluation of posts must include           ARCP outcomes          competencies as a
                           questions on the intensity of work and work                               consequence of their clinical
                           patterns.                                                                 activities and without hindrance
                                                                                                     from inappropriate working
                                                                                                     patterns
Local Tutors           6.9 Must monitor through dialogue with trainees Trainees survey               Evaluation of posts will show
                           that the work loads are at an appropriate level Post evaluation           that trainees have been able to
                                                                              Supervision log        develop the required
                                                                              ARCP outcomes          competencies as a
                                                                                                     consequence of their clinical
                                                                                                     activities and without hindrance
                                                                                                     from inappropriate working
                                                                                                     patterns
Educational            6.9 Trainers will need to adjust the workload of       Trainees survey        Evaluation of posts will show
Supervisors                trainees to ensure it is neither too light nor too Post evaluation        that trainees have been able to
                           heavy                                              Supervision log        develop the required
                                                                              ARCP outcomes          competencies as a
                                                                                                     consequence of their clinical
                                                                                                     activities and without hindrance
                                                                                                     from inappropriate working
                                                                                                     patterns
Trainees                6.9 Trainees must discuss their workload in          Trainees survey              Evaluation of posts will show
                            supervision, maintaining some form of log of     Post evaluation              that trainees have been able to
                            clinical activity for both regular and on-call   Supervision log              develop the required
                            work                                             ARCP outcomes                competencies as a
                                                                                                          consequence of their clinical
                                                                                                          activities and without hindrance
                                                                                                          from inappropriate working
                                                                                                          patterns
Chief Executive /       6.9 The job plans of Trainees will need to reflect Trainees survey                Evaluation of posts will show
Medical Directors /         the competencies required for their stage of      Post evaluation             that trainees have been able to
Directors of Medical        training. Oversight of this will be more directly Supervision log             develop the required
Education                   by TPDs                                           ARCP outcomes               competencies as a
                                                                                                          consequence of their clinical
                                                                                                          activities and without hindrance
                                                                                                          from inappropriate working
                                                                                                          patterns
PMETB requirement      6.10 Trainees must be enabled to learn new skills under supervision, for example during theatre sessions, ward
College Guidance       6.10 In psychiatry trainees must have access to        Trainees survey             Evaluation of post will show that
                            patients and training in a wide range of clinical Trainer survey              regular clinical supervision is
                            settings and sub-specialties                      ARCP outcomes               contributing to trainees
                                                                               Attendance and content of  developing competencies.
                                                                              induction and programmes of
                                                                              training for supervisors

School triangulation   6.10                                                  School Psychiatry Trainee Survey
                                                                             via METIS once a year, May

Head of School/Board   6.10 Ensure that all trainers have the skill to teach Trainees survey                    Evaluation of post will show that
                            in a variety of clinical settings                Trainer survey                     regular clinical supervision is
                                                                             ARCP outcomes                      contributing to trainees
                                                                              Attendance and content of         developing competencies.
                                                                             induction and programmes of
                                                                             training for supervisors

Programme Directors    6.10 Introduction and ongoing training of trainers    Trainees survey                    Evaluation of post will show that
                            should set out expectations with regards to      Trainer survey                     regular clinical supervision is
                            teaching and supervision of trainees within      ARCP outcomes                      contributing to trainees
                            posts.                                            Attendance and content of         developing competencies.
                                                                             induction and programmes of
                                                                             training for supervisors

Local Tutors           6.10
Educational            6.10 Clinical teaching must occur in a variety of         Trainees survey               Evaluation of post will show that
Supervisors                 clinical settings. This may include inpatient,       Trainer survey                regular clinical supervision is
                            outpatient and community settings. There             ARCP outcomes                 contributing to trainees
                            must be direct observation of trainees at work        Attendance and content of    developing competencies.
                            and appropriate feedback given                       induction and programmes of
                            Educational supervisors must ensure that             training for supervisors
                            trainees were given the opportunity to learn
                            skills set out in learning objectives at the start
                            of the post.

Trainees               6.10 Trainees must be prepared to address                 Trainees survey               Evaluation of post will show that
                            learning objectives and look for opportunities       Trainer survey                regular clinical supervision is
                            to learn new skills, where possible under            ARCP outcomes                 contributing to trainees
                            supervision.                                          Attendance and content of    developing competencies.
                                                                                 induction and programmes of
                                                                                 training for supervisors

Chief Executive /      6.10 Ensure that clinical activity is supervised by a Trainees survey                   Evaluation of post will show that
Medical Directors /         clinician with the skills to facilitate learning Trainer survey                    regular clinical supervision is
Directors of Medical        .                                                ARCP outcomes                     contributing to trainees
Education                                                                     Attendance and content of        developing competencies.
                                                                             induction and programmes of
                                                                             training for supervisors

PMETB requirement      6.11 Trainees must not be subjected to, or subject others to, behaviour that undermines their professional
                            confidence or self-esteem
College Guidance       6.11                                            Programme Handbook / Website Evaluation of posts and
                                                                       Trainer induction and programme programmes demonstrate that
                                                                       of training the trainers         trainees are not being subjected
                                                                       Trainee induction programme      to any form of bullying or other
                                                                       Induction programme              behaviour that they feel
                                                                       Trust and School Policies        undermines their confidence.
                                                                       trainee survey


School triangulation   6.11                                                      HR Board report
                                                                                 induction content
Head of School/Board   6.11 The school must have clear policies               Programme Handbook / Website      Evaluation of posts and
                            minimising the likelihood of trainees             Trainer induction and programme   programmes demonstrate that
                            experiencing bullying of any sort. These must     of training the trainers          trainees are not being subjected
                            be readily available in the handbook              Trainee induction programme       to any form of bullying or other
                            Trainees must know how to confidentially          Induction programme               behaviour that they feel
                            report any bullying that they have experienced    Trust and School Policies         undermines their confidence.
                            Dialogue with trust to ensure that policies are   trainee survey
                            in alignment with school/ deanery
                            expectations.

Programme Directors    6.11 Anti bullying policies must be included in the    Programme Handbook / Website      Evaluation of posts and
                            induction programme for both trainers and         Trainer induction and programme   programmes demonstrate that
                            trainees.                                         of training the trainers          trainees are not being subjected
                                                                              Trainee induction programme       to any form of bullying or other
                                                                              Induction programme               behaviour that they feel
                                                                              Trust and School Policies         undermines their confidence.
                                                                              trainee survey


Local Tutors           6.11 Local anti bullying policy must be included in    Programme Handbook / Website      Evaluation of posts and
                            the local induction                               Trainer induction and programme   programmes demonstrate that
                                                                              of training the trainers          trainees are not being subjected
                                                                              Trainee induction programme       to any form of bullying or other
                                                                              Induction programme               behaviour that they feel
                                                                              Trust and School Policies         undermines their confidence.
                                                                              trainee survey


Educational            6.11 Trainers must attend workshops to ensure          Programme Handbook / Website      Evaluation of posts and
Supervisors                 their awareness of anti bullying policy           Trainer induction and programme   programmes demonstrate that
                                                                              of training the trainers          trainees are not being subjected
                                                                              Trainee induction programme       to any form of bullying or other
                                                                              Induction programme               behaviour that they feel
                                                                              Trust and School Policies         undermines their confidence.
                                                                              trainee survey
Trainees               6.11 Must report any bullying or similar behaviour   Programme Handbook / Website      Evaluation of posts and
                            that they had experienced or that they          Trainer induction and programme   programmes demonstrate that
                            observe using the trust/deanery policy          of training the trainers          trainees are not being subjected
                                                                            Trainee induction programme       to any form of bullying or other
                                                                            Induction programme               behaviour that they feel
                                                                            Trust and School Policies         undermines their confidence.
                                                                            trainee survey


Chief Executive /      6.11 Must ensure that anti bullying policy is in     Programme Handbook / Website      Evaluation of posts and
Medical Directors /         place                                           Trainer induction and programme   programmes demonstrate that
Directors of Medical                                                        of training the trainers          trainees are not being subjected
Education                                                                   Trainee induction programme       to any form of bullying or other
                                                                            Induction programme               behaviour that they feel
                                                                            Trust and School Policies         undermines their confidence.
                                                                            trainee survey
PMETB requirement      6.12 While trainees must be prepared to make the needs of the patient their first concern, routine activities of
                            no educational value should not present an obstacle to the acquisition of the skills required by the
                            curriculum
College Guidance       6.12 In psychiatry, trainees’ placements must be  Trainee survey                   Evaluation of posts will show
                            made with an emphasis on learning needs      Post evaluation                  that all trainees have had a
                            rather than the filling of service gaps with Trainers survey                  timetable without inappropriate
                            consequent diluting of training                                               activities that is designed to
                                                                                                          enable them to meet the
                                                                                                          competencies expected at their
                                                                                                          level of training.

School triangulation   6.12                                                 School Psychiatry Trainee Survey
                                                                            via METIS
Head of School/Board   6.12 Ensure that there is dialogue with trusts and   Trainee survey                   Evaluation of posts will show
                            agreements that non educational activities      Post evaluation                  that all trainees have had a
                            should be minimised                             Trainers survey                  timetable without inappropriate
                                                                                                             activities that is designed to
                                                                                                             enable them to meet the
                                                                                                             competencies expected at their
                                                                                                             level of training.

Programme Directors    6.12 Ensure that there is inquiry about non       Trainee survey                      Evaluation of posts will show
                            educational workload at the midpoint and end Post evaluation                     that all trainees have had a
                            of Post review.                              Trainers survey                     timetable without inappropriate
                                                                                                             activities that is designed to
                                                                                                             enable them to meet the
                                                                                                             competencies expected at their
                                                                                                             level of training.

Local Tutors           6.12 Ensure that there is inquiry about non       Trainee survey                      Evaluation of posts will show
                            educational workload at the midpoint and end Post evaluation                     that all trainees have had a
                            of Post review.                              Trainers survey                     timetable without inappropriate
                                                                                                             activities that is designed to
                                                                                                             enable them to meet the
                                                                                                             competencies expected at their
                                                                                                             level of training.

Educational            6.12 Must represent to trust management and the Trainee survey                        Evaluation of posts will show
Supervisors                 school any concerns that trainees are being   Post evaluation                    that all trainees have had a
                            diverted from educational experiences n order Trainers survey                    timetable without inappropriate
                            to undertake non-educational activities.                                         activities that is designed to
                                                                                                             enable them to meet the
                                                                                                             competencies expected at their
                                                                                                             level of training.
Trainees               6.12 Should report to the educational supervisor         Trainee survey                 Evaluation of posts will show
                            any concerns they have about the nature of          Post evaluation                that all trainees have had a
                            their workload                                      Trainers survey                timetable without inappropriate
                                                                                                               activities that is designed to
                                                                                                               enable them to meet the
                                                                                                               competencies expected at their
                                                                                                               level of training.

Chief Executive /      6.12 Ensuring trainees are not routinely expected        Trainee survey                 Evaluation of posts will show
Medical Directors /         to perform tasks of no educational value.           Post evaluation                that all trainees have had a
Directors of Medical        Ensure that there are administrative,               Trainers survey                timetable without inappropriate
Education                   phlebotomy and similar technical support                                           activities that is designed to
                            services available.                                                                enable them to meet the
                                                                                                               competencies expected at their
                                                                                                               level of training.

PMETB requirement      6.13 Trainees must regularly be involved in the clinical audit process, including personally participating in
                            planning, data collection and analysis.
College Guidance       6.13                                                     Trainee survey                 All trainees will present to their
                                                                                ARCP                           educational supervisor or an
                                                                                Induction of trainees          audit committee at least one
                                                                                Education programmes           completed audit for each post in
                                                                                Minutes of Audit               their training and at least once
                                                                                                               every 6 months
School triangulation   6.13                                                  ARCP outcome
                                                                             Portfolio review
                                                                             Need to cross ref with clinical
                                                                             governance committee
Head of School/Board   6.13 Dialogue with trusts to ensure that all trainees Trainee survey                    All trainees will present to their
                            are involved in audit                            ARCP                              educational supervisor or an
                                                                             Induction of trainees             audit committee at least one
                                                                             Education programmes              completed audit for each post in
                                                                             Minutes of Audit                  their training and at least once
                                                                                                               every 6 months
Programme Directors    6.13 Expectations with regards to involvement in         Trainee survey                 All trainees will present to their
                            clinical audit must be included in induction for    ARCP                           educational supervisor or an
                            trainees and their participation in audit           Induction of trainees          audit committee at least one
                            reviewed at the annual review                       Education programmes           completed audit for each post in
                            training in the principles of clinical audit must   Minutes of Audit               their training and at least once
                            be included in the programme                                                       every 6 months
Local Tutors   6.13 Ensure that clinical audit is included in the    Trainee survey          All trainees will present to their
                    local in-house educational programme.            ARCP                    educational supervisor or an
                                                                     Induction of trainees   audit committee at least one
                                                                     Education programmes    completed audit for each post in
                                                                     Minutes of Audit        their training and at least once
                                                                                             every 6 months
Educational    6.13 Ensure that clinical audit is part of the        Trainee survey          All trainees will present to their
Supervisors         program activity of trainees, and the learning   ARCP                    educational supervisor or an
                    objectives are set accordingly. These should     Induction of trainees   audit committee at least one
                    be of increasing complexity during the course    Education programmes    completed audit for each post in
                    of their training                                Minutes of Audit        their training and at least once
                                                                                             every 6 months
Trainees       6.13 Must regularly attend audit meetings.            Trainee survey          All trainees will present to their
                    Complete and present a minimum of one            ARCP                    educational supervisor or an
                    completed audit per year.                        Induction of trainees   audit committee at least one
                                                                     Education programmes    completed audit for each post in
                                                                     Minutes of Audit        their training and at least once
                                                                                             every 6 months
Chief Executive /      6.13 Identify lead clinician to support trainees in   Trainee survey                 All trainees will present to their
Medical Directors /         identifying and presenting audit projects        ARCP                           educational supervisor or an
Directors of Medical                                                         Induction of trainees          audit committee at least one
Education                                                                    Education programmes           completed audit for each post in
                                                                             Minutes of Audit               their training and at least once
                                                                                                            every 6 months
PMETB requirement      6.14 Access to Occupational Health services for all trainees must be assured.
College Guidance       6.14                                                  Handbook                       All trainees will know how to
                                                                             Trainee survey                 access Occupational Health
                                                                             Trainer survey                 Services.
                                                                             Trainee Induction programmes
                                                                             Induction and training
                                                                             programmes for training the
                                                                             trainers.

School triangulation   6.14                                                  Handbook
Head of School/Board   6.14 Hold dialogue with trusts to ensure that         Handbook                       All trainees will know how to
                            occupational health services are available for   Trainee survey                 access Occupational Health
                            all trainees and appropriate information         Trainer survey                 Services.
                            available in the handbook                        Trainee Induction programmes
                                                                             Induction and training
                                                                             programmes for training the
                                                                             trainers.

Programme Directors    6.14 Trainee induction must include information on    Handbook                       All trainees will know how to
                            accessing occupational health services           Trainee survey                 access Occupational Health
                            Trainer induction should make trainers aware     Trainer survey                 Services.
                            of when they should encourage trainees to        Trainee Induction programmes
                            access occupational health services              Induction and training
                                                                             programmes for training the
                                                                             trainers.

Local Tutors           6.14 Trainee induction must include information on Handbook                          All trainees will know how to
                            accessing occupational health services        Trainee survey                    access Occupational Health
                                                                          Trainer survey                    Services.
                                                                          Trainee Induction programmes
                                                                          Induction and training
                                                                          programmes for training the
                                                                          trainers.
Educational            6.14 Must be able to identify when the trainee      Handbook                           All trainees will know how to
Supervisors                 leads to access occupational health services   Trainee survey                     access Occupational Health
                                                                           Trainer survey                     Services.
                                                                           Trainee Induction programmes
                                                                           Induction and training
                                                                           programmes for training the
                                                                           trainers.

Trainees               6.14
Chief Executive /      6.14 Ensure that occupational health services are   Handbook                           All trainees will know how to
Medical Directors /         available for medical personnel. This would    Trainee survey                     access Occupational Health
Directors of Medical        properly be a role of the Lead Employer        Trainer survey                     Services.
Education                   locally                                        Trainee Induction programmes
                                                                           Induction and training
                                                                           programmes for training the
                                                                           trainers.

PMETB requirement      6.15 Trainees must be able to attend relevant, timetabled, organised educational meetings or other events of
College Guidance       6.15 In psychiatry the approval is given by the   Trainee survey                     For each trainee there will be at
                            College Tutor and/or the local Deanery       ARCP outcomes                      least 70% attendance at the
                            representative.                              Register of attendance at training programmed training activities
                                                                         events
                                                                         Study leave guidelines

School triangulation   6.15                                                MRCPsych attendance rates
                                                                           TPD reports
                                                                           School Psychiatry Trainee Survey

Head of School/Board   6.15 Hold a dialogue with trusts to ensure that     Trainee survey                     For each trainee there will be at
                            trainees are released to attend relevant       ARCP outcomes                      least 70% attendance at the
                            training                                       Register of attendance at training programmed training activities
                            Ensure that there are study leave guidelines   events
                            for trainees                                   Study leave guidelines
Programme Directors    6.15 Ensure that there is a relevant timetabled      Trainee survey                     For each trainee there will be at
                            programme of educational meetings that          ARCP outcomes                      least 70% attendance at the
                            trainees are expected to attend                 Register of attendance at training programmed training activities
                            Ensure that trainers are aware of the           events
                            programme of training that trainees are         Study leave guidelines
                            expected to attend
                            Where trainees requests study leave in
                            addition to the organised training programme,
                            guidelines should be available to assist
                            trainees and educational supervisors decide
                            upon the appropriateness of that request

Local Tutors           6.15
Educational            6.15 Must ensure that trainees are released to       Trainee survey                     For each trainee there will be at
Supervisors                 attend the programme of training                ARCP outcomes                      least 70% attendance at the
                                                                            Register of attendance at training programmed training activities
                                                                            events
                                                                            Study leave guidelines

Trainees               6.15 Must ensure that they attend the relevant       Trainee survey                     For each trainee there will be at
                            program                                         ARCP outcomes                      least 70% attendance at the
                                                                            Register of attendance at training programmed training activities
                                                                            events
                                                                            Study leave guidelines

Chief Executive /      6.15 Must ensure that trainees are released to       Trainee survey                     For each trainee there will be at
Medical Directors /         attend the programme of training                ARCP outcomes                      least 70% attendance at the
Directors of Medical                                                        Register of attendance at training programmed training activities
Education                                                                   events
                                                                            Study leave guidelines

PMETB requirement      6.16 Trainees must be able to access training in generic professional skills at all stages in their development.
College Guidance       6.16                                             Curriculum for each programme For each trainee there will be a
                                                                        Trainee survey                     plan to develop generic
                                                                        Induction and programme of         professional skills, the
                                                                        training the trainers              attainment which will be
                                                                        ARCP outcomes                      reviewed annually at the ARCP.

School triangulation   6.16                                                 In curriculum (CANMEDS)
                                                                            School Psychiatry Trainee Survey
                                                                            ARCP outcomes
Head of School/Board   6.16 Ensure that supervisors have the ability to         Curriculum for each programme   For each trainee there will be a
                            teach generic professional skills.                  Trainee survey                  plan to develop generic
                                                                                Induction and programme of      professional skills, the
                                                                                training the trainers           attainment which will be
                                                                                ARCP outcomes                   reviewed annually at the ARCP.

Programme Directors    6.16 Training in generic professional skills must be     Curriculum for each programme   For each trainee there will be a
                            part of the programme of training                   Trainee survey                  plan to develop generic
                            Evaluation of training in generic professional      Induction and programme of      professional skills, the
                            skills for each post                                training the trainers           attainment which will be
                                                                                ARCP outcomes                   reviewed annually at the ARCP.

Local Tutors           6.16
Educational            6.16 Educational supervisors will have an                Curriculum for each programme   For each trainee there will be a
Supervisors                 important role to play in helping trainees to       Trainee survey                  plan to develop generic
                            identify such educational goals and provide         Induction and programme of      professional skills, the
                            appropriate training and supervision                training the trainers           attainment which will be
                                                                                ARCP outcomes                   reviewed annually at the ARCP.


Trainees               6.16
Chief Executive /      6.16 Support local programmes of training in             Curriculum for each programme   For each trainee there will be a
Medical Directors /         generic professional skills. It may be that it is   Trainee survey                  plan to develop generic
Directors of Medical        the role of the Post Grad Team with the             Induction and programme of      professional skills, the
Education                   Deanery to organise and provide this training       training the trainers           attainment which will be
                                                                                ARCP outcomes                   reviewed annually at the ARCP.

PMETB requirement      6.17 Trainees must have the opportunity to learn with other healthcare professionals.
College Guidance       6.17 In psychiatry it is also expected that trainees Trainee survey              The programme of training will
                            will learn with users, carers, families and other Education programmes      include timetabled
                            statutory and non-statutory agencies              ARCP outcomes             multidisciplinary learning
                                                                                                        directed towards the gaining of
                                                                                                        specific competencies.
School triangulation   6.17                                                   AMD Board report
Head of School/Board   6.17 Ensure that multi-professional learning is part Trainee survey              The programme of training will
                            of all training programmes                        Education programmes      include timetabled
                                                                              ARCP outcomes             multidisciplinary learning
                                                                                                        directed towards the gaining of
                                                                                                        specific competencies.
Programme Directors    6.17 The programme of training must include            Trainee survey            The programme of training will
                            multidisciplinary learning.                       Education programmes      include timetabled
                                                                              ARCP outcomes             multidisciplinary learning
                                                                                                        directed towards the gaining of
                                                                                                        specific competencies.
Local Tutors           6.17 Local training activity must include         Trainee survey                     The programme of training will
                            multidisciplinary learning within the        Education programmes               include timetabled
                            programme, including training from users and ARCP outcomes                      multidisciplinary learning
                            carers                                                                          directed towards the gaining of
                                                                                                            specific competencies.
Educational            6.17   Must guide trainees towards multidisciplinary Trainee survey                  The programme of training will
Supervisors                   learning opportunities                        Education programmes            include timetabled
                                                                            ARCP outcomes                   multidisciplinary learning
                                                                                                            directed towards the gaining of
                                                                                                            specific competencies.
Trainees               6.17   Must be willing to involve themselves in      Trainee survey                  The programme of training will
                              multidisciplinary learning                    Education programmes            include timetabled
                                                                            ARCP outcomes                   multidisciplinary learning
                                                                                                            directed towards the gaining of
                                                                                                            specific competencies.
Chief Executive /      6.17   Ensure that trainees have access to attend    Trainee survey                  The programme of training will
Medical Directors /           local training with members of other          Education programmes            include timetabled
Directors of Medical          disciplines.                                  ARCP outcomes                   multidisciplinary learning
Education                                                                                                   directed towards the gaining of
                                                                                                            specific competencies.
PMETB requirement      6.18   Access to confidential counselling services should be available to all trainees when needed.
College Guidance       6.18                                                 Handbooks                       All trainees will know how to
                                                                            Trainee Induction programmes    access confidential counselling
                                                                             Induction and training         and report any difficulties
                                                                            programme for teaching the      associated with such access.
                                                                            teachers

School triangulation   6.18                                                 AMD Board report “What services
                                                                            do you have for counselling
                                                                            trainees?”
Head of School/Board   6.18 Ensure that there are policies supporting the   Handbooks                         All trainees will know how to
                            access to confidential counselling              Trainee Induction programmes      access confidential counselling
                                                                             Induction and training           and report any difficulties
                                                                            programme for teaching the        associated with such access.
                                                                            teachers

Programme Directors    6.18 Ensure trainees are informed of how to obtain   Handbooks                         All trainees will know how to
                            counselling in induction                        Trainee Induction programmes      access confidential counselling
                            Ensure that trainers are aware of counselling    Induction and training           and report any difficulties
                            services and when to advise trainees to         programme for teaching the        associated with such access.
                            access them                                     teachers

Local Tutors           6.18
Educational            6.18 Trainers should be aware of when to advise       Handbooks                      All trainees will know how to
Supervisors                 trainees to seek and obtain counselling          Trainee Induction programmes   access confidential counselling
                                                                              Induction and training        and report any difficulties
                                                                             programme for teaching the     associated with such access.
                                                                             teachers

Trainees               6.18
Chief Executive /      6.18 Trusts must fund counselling services for        Handbooks                      All trainees will know how to
Medical Directors /         junior doctors                                   Trainee Induction programmes   access confidential counselling
Directors of Medical                                                          Induction and training        and report any difficulties
Education                                                                    programme for teaching the     associated with such access.
                                                                             teachers

PMETB requirement      6.19 Trainees must be made aware how to apply for study leave and be guided as to what courses would be
College Guidance       6.19                                          Programme handbooks              At the annual review there will
                                                                     Trainee survey                   evidence that the trainee has
                                                                     Trainee induction programmes     met their tutor/TPD and
                                                                     Trust study leave policies       discussed and received advice
                                                                                                      upon their use study leave.
School triangulation   6.19                                          School Psychiatry Trainee Survey

Head of School/Board   6.19 Policies for application to obtain study leave   Programme handbooks            At the annual review there will
                            must be available for Trainees, taking into      Trainee survey                 evidence that the trainee has
                            account that within an individual deanery        Trainee induction programmes   met their tutor/TPD and
                            there may be several different trusts with       Trust study leave policies     discussed and received advice
                            different local policies.                                                       upon their use study leave.
Programme Directors    6.19 Induction programmes should include advice       Programme handbooks            At the annual review there will
                            on how to obtain study leave                     Trainee survey                 evidence that the trainee has
                            Each program must make clear how much            Trainee induction programmes   met their tutor/TPD and
                            study leave is taken up with the local           Trust study leave policies     discussed and received advice
                            programme of training                                                           upon their use study leave.

Local Tutors           6.19
Educational            6.19 Educational supervisors should discuss with      Programme handbooks            At the annual review there will
Supervisors                 trainees how they are using their study leave    Trainee survey                 evidence that the trainee has
                            and guide them so that educational objectives    Trainee induction programmes   met their tutor/TPD and
                            are achieved                                     Trust study leave policies     discussed and received advice
                                                                                                            upon their use study leave.
Trainees               6.19
Chief Executive /      6.19 There must be clear local policy on how to  Programme handbooks            At the annual review there will
Medical Directors /         obtain study leave and guidance on funding  Trainee survey                 evidence that the trainee has
Directors of Medical        arrangements. This is a Post Grad Team task Trainee induction programmes   met their tutor/TPD and
Education                                                               Trust study leave policies     discussed and received advice
                                                                                                       upon their use study leave.
PMETB requirement      6.20 Trainees must be able to take study leave up to the maximum permitted in their terms and conditions of
College Guidance       6.20                                              Programme handbooks                  Evaluation of posts will show
                                                                         Trainee survey                       that trainees were able to take
                                                                         Trainee induction programmes         study leave approved by their
                                                                         Trust study leave policies           tutor/programme director up to
                                                                                                              the maximum permitted.
School triangulation   6.20                                              Audit of School records
                                                                         Exception report: details of study
                                                                         leave refused
Head of School/Board   6.20 There must be a dialogue with trusts to      Programme handbooks                  Evaluation of posts will show
                            ensure that they understand the need to      Trainee survey                       that trainees were able to take
                            release trainees for study leave.            Trainee induction programmes         study leave approved by their
                                                                         Trust study leave policies           tutor/programme director up to
                                                                                                              the maximum permitted.
Programme Directors    6.20 Guidance on the use of study leave must be   Programme handbooks                  Evaluation of posts will show
                            included in the induction programme          Trainee survey                       that trainees were able to take
                                                                         Trainee induction programmes         study leave approved by their
                                                                         Trust study leave policies           tutor/programme director up to
                                                                                                              the maximum permitted.
Local Tutors           6.20
Educational            6.20 Trainers must support trainees in making use Programme handbooks                  Evaluation of posts will show
Supervisors                 of their study leave to meet educational     Trainee survey                       that trainees were able to take
                            objectives                                   Trainee induction programmes         study leave approved by their
                                                                         Trust study leave policies           tutor/programme director up to
                                                                                                              the maximum permitted.
Trainees               6.20
Chief Executive /      6.20 Trainees must be released in order to make   Programme handbooks             Evaluation of posts will show
Medical Directors /         maximum use of their study leave if          Trainee survey                  that trainees were able to take
Directors of Medical        necessary up to the maximum permitted in     Trainee induction programmes    study leave approved by their
Education                   their terms and conditions of service        Trust study leave policies      tutor/programme director up to
                                                                                                         the maximum permitted.
PMETB requirement      6.21 The process for applying for study leave must be fair and transparent, and information about a deanery-
                            level appeals process must be readily available.
College Guidance       6.21                                              Handbook                        All trainees will know how to
                                                                        Induction Programmes for         apply for study leave and the
                                                                        trainees                         associated deanery level
                                                                        Trust policies                   appeals procedures.

School triangulation   6.21                                              Handbook & Website: Statement
                                                                         of study leave policy
Head of School/Board   6.21 The process for applying the study leave must    Handbook                  All trainees will know how to
                            be agreed with trainee representatives          Induction Programmes for   apply for study leave and the
                            The programme handbook must include             trainees                   associated deanery level
                            details about deanery level appeals             Trust policies             appeals procedures.
                            Dialogue with Trusts to ensure that Trust and
                            Deanery policies are in harmony

Programme Directors    6.21 Induction for trainees must include              Handbook                  All trainees will know how to
                            information on study leave policies and         Induction Programmes for   apply for study leave and the
                            appeals                                         trainees                   associated deanery level
                                                                            Trust policies             appeals procedures.

Local Tutors           6.21 Must guide trainees in the use of study leave    Handbook                  All trainees will know how to
                                                                            Induction Programmes for   apply for study leave and the
                                                                            trainees                   associated deanery level
                                                                            Trust policies             appeals procedures.

Educational            6.21
Supervisors
Trainees               6.21
Chief Executive /      6.21 Ensure that trust study leave policies are     Handbook                         All trainees will know how to
Medical Directors /         readily available                             Induction Programmes for          apply for study leave and the
Directors of Medical                                                      trainees                          associated deanery level
Education                                                                 Trust policies                    appeals procedures.

PMETB requirement      6.22 Trainees should be exposed during their training to the academic opportunities available in their specialty
College Guidance       6.22                                            Board minutes                   All trainees will know how to
                                                                       Training programme              access the academic
                                                                       Trainee survey                  opportunities available to them.

School triangulation   6.22                                               MRCPsych Administrator – how
                                                                          many registered on MRCPsych
                                                                          course CT1-CT3?
                                                                          How many days study leave are
                                                                          taken by trainees at level ST4-
                                                                          ST6
Head of School/Board   6.22 Ensure the involvement of academic staff on   Board minutes                     All trainees will know how to
                            the school board.                             Training programme                access the academic
                                                                          Trainee survey                    opportunities available to them.

Programme Directors    6.22 The programme of training must include an     Board minutes                     All trainees will know how to
                            academic component                            Training programme                access the academic
                                                                          Trainee survey                    opportunities available to them.

Local Tutors           6.22
Educational            6.22 Ensure there is an academic component to      Board minutes                     All trainees will know how to
Supervisors                 local training programmes.                    Training programme                access the academic
                                                                          Trainee survey                    opportunities available to them.

Trainees               6.22
Chief Executive /      6.22
Medical Directors /
Directors of Medical
Education
PMETB requirement      6.23 Trainees who recognise that their particular skills and aptitudes are well-suited to an academic career
College Guidance       6.23                                             Trainee survey                     Within the programme of
                                                                        Training programme handbook        training there will be clearly
                                                                                                           identified individuals with
                                                                                                           responsibility to provide support
                                                                                                           and advice to those who are well
                                                                                                           suited to an academic career.
School triangulation   6.23                                               Head of School Report:
                                                                          Exception reporting, Names of
                                                                          those involved in the programme

Head of School/Board   6.23 Allow trainees to develop academic skills     Trainee survey                    Within the programme of
                            Working with trusts and the deanery to        Training programme handbook       training there will be clearly
                            develop or support academic fellowship                                          identified individuals with
                            posts.                                                                          responsibility to provide support
                                                                                                            and advice to those who are well
                                                                                                            suited to an academic career.

Programme Directors    6.23 Within each programs there must be            Trainee survey                    Within the programme of
                            educational supervisors with the skills and   Training programme handbook       training there will be clearly
                            relevant experience to support a trainee to                                     identified individuals with
                            develop an academic career                                                      responsibility to provide support
                                                                                                            and advice to those who are well
                                                                                                            suited to an academic career.

Local Tutors           6.23
Educational            6.23
Supervisors
Trainees               6.23
Chief Executive /      6.23 Through appraisal and job planning, support   Trainee survey                    Within the programme of
Medical Directors /         the development of local academic interest    Training programme handbook       training there will be clearly
Directors of Medical                                                                                        identified individuals with
Education                                                                                                   responsibility to provide support
                                                                                                            and advice to those who are well
                                                                                                            suited to an academic career.

PMETB requirement      6.24 Trainees who elect, and are competitively appointed to, follow an academic path must be sited in flexible
College Guidance       6.24                                             Handbook                        Academic programmes of
                                                                                                        training will demonstrate
                                                                                                        flexibility in their approach,
                                                                                                        allowing trainees to develop
                                                                                                        both the academic and non
                                                                                                        academic competencies
                                                                                                        required for them to complete
                                                                                                        their training
School triangulation   6.24                                             Head of School Report: See 6.26
Head of School/Board   6.24 They will need to be procedures to appoint Handbook                            Academic programmes of
                            trainees to an academic program where such                                     training will demonstrate
                            opportunities exist.                                                           flexibility in their approach,
                                                                                                           allowing trainees to develop
                                                                                                           both the academic and non
                                                                                                           academic competencies
                                                                                                           required for them to complete
                                                                                                           their training
Programme Directors    6.24 Training programmes must develop academic Handbook                             Academic programmes of
                            pathways within the overall programme to                                       training will demonstrate
                            facilitate academic training                                                   flexibility in their approach,
                                                                                                           allowing trainees to develop
                                                                                                           both the academic and non
                                                                                                           academic competencies
                                                                                                           required for them to complete
                                                                                                           their training
Local Tutors           6.24
Educational            6.24
Supervisors
Trainees               6.24
Chief Executive /      6.24
Medical Directors /
Directors of Medical
Education
PMETB requirement      6.25 Trainers must enable trainees to learn by taking responsibility for patient management within the context
                            of clinical governance and patient safety.
College Guidance       6.25 In psychiatry care must be taken to ensure      Trainees' job descriptions. SUI Positive feedback from surveys
                            that trainees working within and alongside      reports. Trainers' induction.   and evaluations.
                            multidisciplinary teams are given real          Trainees' surveys. Post
                            responsibility                                  evaluations by trainees. Exit
                                                                            interviews for trainees.
School triangulation   6.25
Head of School/Board   6.25 School must ensure that all programmes
                            allow trainees to incrementally gain
                            competence in patient management.
Programme Directors    6.25 Trainees must have a programme of
                            placements that expose them to increasing
                            levels of responsibility.
Local Tutors           6.25 Tutors must facilitate liaison with other
                            trainers both in their clinical departments and
                            within the organisation to ensure a consistent
                            approach to education and training and the
                            sharing of good practice across specialities
                            and professions.
Educational            6.25 Trainers must ensure that trainees are given
Supervisors                 responsibility for patient management which
                            must be appropriately supervised.

Trainees               6.25 Trainees must expect to take responsibility
                            within a framework of supervision, and report
                            wherever their competence is exceeded.

Chief Executive /      6.25 Must ensure that training occurs while
Medical Directors /         maintaining patient safety, and involving
Directors of Medical        trainees in reviews of adverse events.
Education
PMETB requirement      6.26 Trainers must understand and demonstrate ability in the use of the approved in-work assessment tools
                            and be clear as to what is deemed acceptable progress.
College Guidance       6.26 In psychiatry, those involved in training need a Training the trainers programmes        ARCP outcomes
                                  particular understanding of how the work and attendance registers;
                                 place based assessment tools have been programme handbooks; Annual
                                      used and are being developed by the reporting; Exit interviews.
                             RCPsych to assess the competencies set out
                                                           in the curriculum .
School triangulation   6.26
Head of School/Board   6.26 Must ensure that training in WPBAs is              Training the trainers programmes      ARCP outcomes
                            provided for trainers, and that trainers can       and attendance registers; Annual
                            use the tools to evaluate the trainees             reporting;
                            progress.
Programme Directors    6.26 Must ensure that there are speciality meetings Training the trainers programmes
                            with trainers to ensure consistency and that       and attendance registers;
                            the information on the expected usage of the Programme handbooks
                            tools is set out in the relevant training
                            programme handbook.

Local Tutors           6.26 Tutors must facilitate liaison with other       Exit interviews.
                            trainers both in their clinical departments and
                            within the organisation to ensure a consistent
                            approach to education and training and the
                            sharing of good practice across specialities
                            and professions.
Educational            6.26 Attendance at regular updates (every 3 years) Exit interviews.
Supervisors                 on WPBAs
Trainees               6.26 Must contribute to post evaluation
Chief Executive /      6.26 DMEs must ensure1.) that trainers are able to
Medical Directors /         attend for training in use of WPBAs and 2)
Directors of Medical        that trainers are assessed in the use of
Education                   WPBAs and this is considered in the annual
                            appraisal.
PMETB requirement      6.27 Trainers must regularly review the trainee’s progress through the training programme, adopt a
                            constructive approach to giving feedback on performance, advise on career progression and understand
                            the process for dealing with a trainee whose progress gives cause for concern
College Guidance       6.27 a) In psychiatry, regular appraisal needs to Training the trainers programme; Positive feedback from trainees
                            include information and assessments from a Report from career's guidance/     in national and local surveys
                            variety of sources including members of the  mentoring lead; Survey reports.
                            MDT as well as service users and carers,
                            ensuring that both strengths and areas for
                            development are identified. b) There are
                            many and varied career pathways in
                            psychiatry and advice to trainees regarding
                            these options should take the trainees
                            strengths and any weaknesses into account.

School triangulation   6.27
Head of School/Board   6.27 Must ensure that there is a local process for     Training the trainers programme;
                            assisting Trainees in Difficulty, including       Report from career's guidance/
                            careers advice which may include mentoring        mentoring lead; Survey reports.
                            and that these are publicised in training
                            handbooks.
Programme Directors    6.27 Must ensure that trainees' progression is         Training the trainers programme;
                            reviewed regularly. TPDs must be familiar         Report from career's guidance/
                            with and contribute to the process for            mentoring lead; Survey reports.
                            assisting Trainees in Difficulty as necessary.

Local Tutors           6.27 Tutors must review trainees progress at           Training the trainers programme;
                            intervals as above (6.6) Must be familiar with    Report from career's guidance/
                            local processes for assisting Trainees in         mentoring lead; Survey reports.
                            Difficulty including careers advice.
Educational            6.27 Adherence to appraisal and assessment             Training the trainers programme;
Supervisors                 procedure of trainees. Regular training in        Report from career's guidance/
                            supervision skills every 5 years. Must be         mentoring lead; Survey reports.
                            familiar with processes for helping Trainees in
                            Difficulty
Trainees               6.27
Chief Executive /      6.27 Should have processes that include
Medical Directors /         educational structure that support Trainees in
Directors of Medical        difficulty.
Education
PMETB requirement      6.28 Trainers must ensure that clinical care is valued for its learning opportunities; learning and teaching must
College Guidance       6.28 In psychiatry, every care must be taken to Survey feedback. Patient            Positive feedback from patient
                            ensure that vulnerable patients are          feedback. Training the trainers   surveys.
                            protected, and appropriate consent is        programmes and attendance
                            gained.                                      registers
School triangulation   6.28                                                    School Psychiatry Trainee Survey
                                                                               via METIS
Head of School/Board   6.28 The School of psychiatry needs to make             Survey feedback. Patient         Positive feedback from patient
                            explicit that trainees must learn from their       feedback. Training the trainers  surveys.
                            contact with service users in a variety of         programmes and attendance
                            clinical settings. Training the trainers must      registers
                            include how to facilitate such clinical learning
                            whilst respecting the needs and rights of
                            service users.
Programme Directors    6.28                                                                                     Positive feedback from patient
                                                                                                                surveys.
Local Tutors           6.28                                                                                     Positive feedback from patient
                                                                                                                surveys.
Educational            6.28 Must ensure that training opportunities are        Survey feedback. Patient         Positive feedback from patient
Supervisors                 maximised within the clinical setting.             feedback.                        surveys.
                            Supervisors must demonstrate that their
                            trainees are learning through clinical
                            experience.
Trainees               6.28 Must contribute to post evaluation processes       Survey feedback. Patient         Positive feedback from patient
                                                                               feedback.                        surveys.
Chief Executive /      6.28 Must ensure that training is integrated into                                        Positive feedback from patient
Medical Directors /         service provision. Community / Emergency                                            surveys.
Directors of Medical        Psychiatry experience must be available to
Education                   trainees
PMETB requirement      6.29 Trainers must liaise as necessary with other trainers both in their clinical departments and within the
                            organisation to ensure a consistent approach to education and training and the sharing and good practice
                            across specialties and professions.
College Guidance       6.29 In Psychiatry, much of the learning takes Post evaluation; trainer and
                               place in a multidisciplinary environment. trainee surveys; Annual report
                                       Where ever individuals from other from Head of School
                                professions are regularly involved in the
                                    training of doctors these individuals
                                    should be encouraged to share their
                              experiences and learn from other involved
                                                                in training.

School triangulation   6.29
Head of School/Board   6.29 The School must have methods to share and Annual report from Head of
                            disseminate good practice and this must    School
                            including trainers from other professions.

Programme Directors    6.29 Must ensure that there are speciality meetings Trainer and trainee surveys;
                            with trainers to ensure consistency.
Local Tutors           6.29 Must ensure that there are local meetings with Trainer and trainee surveys;
                            trainers to ensure consistency.
Educational            6.29 Supervisors must regularly attend and          Trainer and trainee surveys;
Supervisors                 participate any meetings set up for the
                            purpose of ensuring consistency and sharing
                            good practice
Trainees               6.29 Trainees must complete evaluation of posts     Trainer and trainee surveys;

Chief Executive /      6.29 Trusts must support and encourage trainers      Trainer and trainee surveys;
Medical Directors /         to attend meetings of trainers. The role of
Directors of Medical        non-medical professionals in the provision of
Education                   training must be recognised, supported and
                            reported in annual reports.
PMETB requirement      6.30 Organisations providing postgraduate medical education must ensure that trainers have adequate support
                            and resources to undertake their training role
College Guidance       6.30 In Psychiatry, some of those involved in
                            postgraduate medical education will have
                            responsibility for the assessment
                            appraisal, teaching and organisation of
                            training for trainees within a programme
                            that are based in different Trusts. Time
                            and administrative support for these
                            extended responsibilities is essential for
                            the coordinated running of these
                            programmes. The distribution of non-
                            consultant medical support to teams
                            should take into account that where
                            training is taking place additional resource
                            may be needed so that they are not
                            disadvantaged when compared with teams
                            where training is not taking place.


School triangulation   6.30
Head of School/Board   6.30 Dialogue with trusts to make clear what is        National trainers survey; Local   Positive feedback for surveys
                            expected of those involved in post graduate       trainer survey; Trainee Surveys   and evaluations from trainers
                            training and the resources needed to fulfil
                            these roles
Programme Directors    6.30 Programme directors should ensure that there      National trainers survey; Local   Positive feedback for surveys
                            are identified individuals who can be             trainer survey; Trainee Surveys   and evaluations from trainers
                            approached by trainers who require advice
                            and support on educational matters.
Local Tutors           6.30 Should be available to direct trainers to where   National trainers survey; Local   Positive feedback for surveys
                            they can access advice and support if it can      trainer survey; Trainee Surveys   and evaluations from trainers
                            not be provided locally.
Educational            6.30 Need to bring to the attention of the Trust and   National trainers survey; Local   Positive feedback for surveys
Supervisors                 School where resources and support are            trainer survey; Trainee Surveys   and evaluations from trainers
                            inadequate to fulfil their role.
Trainees               6.30 Complete post evaluation.                     National trainers survey; Local       Positive feedback for surveys
                                                                          trainer survey; Trainee Surveys       and evaluations from trainers
Chief Executive /      6.30 Must ensure that job plans adequately reflect National trainers survey; Local       Positive feedback for surveys
Medical Directors /         the training role of the doctors in the       trainer survey; Trainee Surveys       and evaluations from trainers
Directors of Medical        organisation, and that resources in terms of
Education                   time, appropriate rooms and administration
                            and clinical support are available.

PMETB requirement      6.31 Deaneries must have structures and processes to support and develop trainers
College Guidance       6.31 In Psychiatry there is a need to support           Annual reporting by head of     Rising proportion trainers with
                            trainers who have an aptitude to teach             school and programme directors; additional education skills and
                            psychotherapy skills.                              trainer surveys.                qualifications.
School triangulation   6.31
Head of School/Board   6.31 Must ensure that there are identified              Annual reporting by head of
                            individuals with responsibility for a organising   school and programme directors;
                            a programme of training for trainers. Those        trainer surveys.
                            trainers wishing to develop additional skills in
                            training must be able to do so.

Programme Directors    6.31 Ensure that all of the trainers are involved in    Annual reporting by head of
                            any Training the Trainers events.                  school and programme directors;
                                                                               trainer surveys.
Local Tutors           6.31 Tutors have an important role in organising
                            and supporting local educational events for
                            trainers.
Educational            6.31 Ensure that they have a plan for the
Supervisors                 development of their training skills
Trainees               6.31
Chief Executive /      6.31 Must ensure that training the trainers events
Medical Directors /         are available to the trainers. Those trainers
Directors of Medical        wishing to develop additional skills and
Education                   qualification in training must be able to do so.

PMETB requirement      6.32 Trainers with additional educational roles must be selected and demonstrate ability as an effective trainer

College Guidance       6.32
School triangulation   6.32
Head of School/Board   6.32 Ensure that there are policies for the selection Annual report by the Head of        Positive feedback in trainee
                            and appointment of individuals which require School                                  survey.
                            those taking additional roles to demonstrate
                            their ability to perform and that their
                            effectiveness is appraised on an annual
                            basis.
Programme Directors    6.32
Local Tutors           6.32 Ensure that tutors have a system for
                            identifying trainers strengths and
                            weaknesses.
Educational            6.32
Supervisors
Trainees               6.32
Chief Executive /      6.32 Appraisal of educational role of trainers, tutors
Medical Directors /         and others with training responsibilities must
Directors of Medical        takes place.
Education
PMETB requirement      6.33 GP trainers must be trained and selected in accordance with the General and Specialist Medical Practice
College Guidance       6.33
School triangulation   6.33
Head of School/Board   6.33
Programme Directors    6.33
Local Tutors           6.33
Educational            6.33
Supervisors
Trainees               6.33
Chief Executive /      6.33
Medical Directors /
Directors of Medical
Education
PMETB requirement      6.34 Trainers must have knowledge of, and comply with, the PMETB regulatory framework for medical training.

College Guidance       6.34                                                     Annual report; induction   PMETB Deanery visits
                                                                                programmes for trainers.
School triangulation   6.34
Head of School/Board   6.34 Ensure that there is training for all trainers in   Annual report; induction   PMETB Deanery visits
                            the PMETB regulatory framework                      programmes for trainers.
Programme Directors    6.34 induction of trainers                               Annual report; induction   PMETB Deanery visits
                                                                                programmes for trainers.
Local Tutors           6.34 induction of trainers
Educational            6.34 Must makes themselves familiar with the
Supervisors                 regulatory framework
Trainees               6.34
Chief Executive /      6.34 Must makes themselves familiar with the
Medical Directors /         regulatory framework
Directors of Medical
Education
PMETB requirement      6.35 Trainers must ensure that all involved in training and assessment of their designated trainee understand
                            the requirements of the programme
College Guidance       6.35 In psychiatry training often occurs with     Reports from Programme            Wide range of non-medical
                            multi-professional teams. It is important to Directors                         assessors available, and
                            keep members of these teams familiar with                                      consistent standards maintained
                            modern medical education methods.                                              by them.

School triangulation   6.35
Head of School/Board   6.35 Needs to ensure that the requirements of the
                            programme are disseminated to all parts of
                            the school.
                            Induction of Board Members

Programme Directors    6.35 Induction of trainers                               Reports from Programme
                                                                                Directors
Local Tutors           6.35 Induction of trainers
Educational            6.35 Must ensure that all those involved in training
Supervisors                 or assessment of their trainees are familiar
                            with WPBAs.
Trainees               6.35
Chief Executive /      6.35 Chief executives must impress on staff that
Medical Directors /         non-medical staff can contribute to medical
Directors of Medical        teaching.
Education
PMETB requirement      7.1 Training programmes must be supported by a management plan with a schedule of responsibilities and
College Guidance       7.1                                         Constitution of school board      School will have a published
                                                                   Job descriptions for school board schedule showing who is
                                                                   members                           responsible for monitoring and
                                                                   Reports by head of school         meeting the PMETB Standards
                                                                   Reports by programme directors for Training.
                                                                   and year leads
                                                                   Job plans for those involved in
                                                                   medical education include time
                                                                   allocated to this function

School triangulation   7.1                                                  AMD Board report and
                                                                            verification of School constitution

Head of School/Board   7.1 With reference to the PMETB standards and        Constitution of school board          School will have a published
                           the college curriculum, the school board will    Job descriptions for school board     schedule showing who is
                           define the schedule of responsibilities and      members                               responsible for monitoring and
                           management plans against which each of the       Reports by head of school             meeting the PMETB Standards
                           programmes will be required to report            Reports by programme directors        for Training.
                           progress and achievement                         and year leads
                           Roles and Responsibilities for committee         Job plans for those involved in
                           members set out in description of their posts.   medical education include time
                           Appointment of training committee members        allocated to this function
                           will be through open competition and
                           suitability for post



Programme Directors    7.1 Must report to the board on a range of specific Constitution of school board           School will have a published
                           objectives set as above.                        Job descriptions for school board      schedule showing who is
                                                                           members                                responsible for monitoring and
                                                                           Reports by head of school              meeting the PMETB Standards
                                                                           Reports by programme directors         for Training.
                                                                           and year leads
                                                                           Job plans for those involved in
                                                                           medical education include time
                                                                           allocated to this function

Local Tutors           7.1
Educational            7.1
Supervisors
Trainees               7.1
Chief Executive /      7.1 Must ensure that trainers involved in the    Constitution of school board         School will have a published
Medical Directors /        management of training are supported in this Job descriptions for school board    schedule showing who is
Directors of Medical       important NHS activity through job planning  members                              responsible for monitoring and
Education                                                               Reports by head of school            meeting the PMETB Standards
                                                                        Reports by programme directors       for Training.
                                                                        and year leads
                                                                        Job plans for those involved in
                                                                        medical education include time
                                                                        allocated to this function

PMETB requirement      7.2 The schedule must set out the responsibilities and accountabilities of the Postgraduate Dean, Royal
College Guidance       7.2 In psychiatry attention must be paid to the     Schedule is reported to the board The schedule will follow the
                           settings and systems from which mental          annually                          PMETB template
                           health services are delivered, e.g.,
                           decentralised systems, joint Health and Social
                           Care bodies, etc.
School triangulation   7.2
Head of School/Board   7.2 Produce a schedule of responsibilities (in line Schedule is reported to the board The schedule will follow the
                           with PMETB and College expectations) for        annually                          PMETB template
                           board members, tutors educational
                           supervisors and trainees to be approved by
                           board
Programme Directors    7.2
Local Tutors           7.2
Educational            7.2
Supervisors
Trainees               7.2
Chief Executive /      7.2
Medical Directors /
Directors of Medical
Education
PMETB requirement      7.3 There must be robust processes for identifying, supporting and managing trainees whose conduct, health,
                           progress or performance is giving rise to concern.
College Guidance       7.3                                                    Policy for supporting trainees in   Evaluation of the process will
                                                                              difficulty                          show that where ever any
                                                                              Training programme Handbook         concerns about a trainee’s
                                                                              Trainer survey                      performance have been raised,
                                                                              Trainee survey                      the policy has implemented and
                                                                              Trainees induction programme        where possible concerns have
                                                                              Trainers induction and              been rectified using appropriate
                                                                              programme for teaching the          policies.
                                                                              teachers
                                                                              Trust policies



School triangulation   7.3                                                    To be added to School
                                                                              constitution – e.g. Terms of
                                                                              Reference of Progress Review
                                                                              Panel
                                                                              Attendance at DiD training days
                                                                              School Psychiatry Trainee Survey


Head of School/Board   7.3 There will be a comprehensive policy for           Policy for supporting trainees in   Evaluation of the process will
                           trainees in difficulty which will include          difficulty                          show that where ever any
                           objectives to identify and support such            Training programme Handbook         concerns about a trainee’s
                           trainees, ensuring that patient safety is          Trainer survey                      performance have been raised,
                           paramount                                          Trainee survey                      the policy has implemented and
                           The policy will operate in conjunction with        Trainees induction programme        where possible concerns have
                           other policies including access to                 Trainers induction and              been rectified using appropriate
                           occupational health, less than full-time           programme for teaching the          policies.
                           working, access to counselling, appraisal and      teachers
                           the assessment of trainees, and will also need     Trust policies
                           to work alongside policies within Trusts that
                           address the performance of clinicians
                           Dialogue with trusts to ensure that policies are
                           compatible
Programme Directors   7.3 Information regarding the Policy for trainees in    Policy for supporting trainees in   Evaluation of the process will
                          difficulty will be included in induction            difficulty                          show that where ever any
                          programmes for trainers and trainees.               Training programme Handbook         concerns about a trainee’s
                          Programme directors will play a key role in the     Trainer survey                      performance have been raised,
                          management of trainees in difficulty for their      Trainee survey                      the policy has implemented and
                          speciality.                                         Trainees induction programme        where possible concerns have
                                                                              Trainers induction and              been rectified using appropriate
                                                                              programme for teaching the          policies.
                                                                              teachers
                                                                              Trust policies



Local Tutors          7.3 Local tutors will play a key role in the        Policy for supporting trainees in       Evaluation of the process will
                          management of trainees in difficulty during the difficulty                              show that where ever any
                          core training years                             Training programme Handbook             concerns about a trainee’s
                                                                          Trainer survey                          performance have been raised,
                                                                          Trainee survey                          the policy has implemented and
                                                                          Trainees induction programme            where possible concerns have
                                                                          Trainers induction and                  been rectified using appropriate
                                                                          programme for teaching the              policies.
                                                                          teachers
                                                                          Trust policies



Educational           7.3 Educational supervisors must be aware of            Policy for supporting trainees in   Evaluation of the process will
Supervisors               policies for trainees in difficulty. They will be   difficulty                          show that where ever any
                          expected to work in conjunction with                Training programme Handbook         concerns about a trainee’s
                          programme directors and local tutors to             Trainer survey                      performance have been raised,
                          resolve any training issues connected with          Trainee survey                      the policy has implemented and
                          identified difficulties                             Trainees induction programme        where possible concerns have
                                                                              Trainers induction and              been rectified using appropriate
                                                                              programme for teaching the          policies.
                                                                              teachers
                                                                              Trust policies
Trainees               7.3 Familiarity with the relevant section in the    Policy for supporting trainees in   Evaluation of the process will
                           training handbook                               difficulty                          show that where ever any
                                                                           Training programme Handbook         concerns about a trainee’s
                                                                           Trainer survey                      performance have been raised,
                                                                           Trainee survey                      the policy has implemented and
                                                                           Trainees induction programme        where possible concerns have
                                                                           Trainers induction and              been rectified using appropriate
                                                                           programme for teaching the          policies.
                                                                           teachers
                                                                           Trust policies



Chief Executive /      7.3 Ensure that there are local trust policies to   Policy for supporting trainees in   Evaluation of the process will
Medical Directors /        support trainees in difficulty                  difficulty                          show that where ever any
Directors of Medical                                                       Training programme Handbook         concerns about a trainee’s
Education                                                                  Trainer survey                      performance have been raised,
                                                                           Trainee survey                      the policy has implemented and
                                                                           Trainees induction programme        where possible concerns have
                                                                           Trainers induction and              been rectified using appropriate
                                                                           programme for teaching the          policies.
                                                                           teachers
                                                                           Trust policies



PMETB requirement      7.4 It is highly desirable that all employing organisations, as local education providers of postgraduate
College Guidance       7.4                                               Report by head of school         Trust boards will have an
                                                                         Constitution of school board     identified individual with
                                                                                                          responsibility and accountability
                                                                                                          for the delivery of post graduate
                                                                                                          medical training.

School triangulation   7.4                                                  Annual letter from CEOs
Head of School/Board   7.4 Dialogue with trusts to facilitate the           Report by head of school           Trust boards will have an
                           identification of board level director with      Constitution of school board       identified individual with
                           responsibility for training and developing local                                    responsibility and accountability
                           policy to address underperformance in                                               for the delivery of post graduate
                           medical training                                                                    medical training.

Programme Directors    7.4
Local Tutors           7.4
Educational            7.4
Supervisors
Trainees               7.4
Chief Executive /      7.4 Should identify a lead for medical education   Report by head of school          Trust boards will have an
Medical Directors /        and training                                   Constitution of school board      identified individual with
Directors of Medical                                                                                        responsibility and accountability
Education                                                                                                   for the delivery of post graduate
                                                                                                            medical training.

PMETB requirement      7.5 There must be clear accountability, a description of roles and responsibilities, and adequate resource
College Guidance       7.5                                             Job plans for Directors of medical There will agreement between
                                                                       education                          Trusts and the School regarding
                                                                                                          the designated roles of those
                                                                                                          with responsibility for managing
                                                                                                          and providing post graduate
                                                                                                          medical education, and the
                                                                                                          resources required to deliver
                                                                                                          said training.
School triangulation   7.5
Head of School/Board   7.5 Dialogue with trusts to facilitate the      Job plans for Directors of medical There will agreement between
                           identification of directors of medical      education                          Trusts and the School regarding
                           education.                                                                     the designated roles of those
                                                                                                          with responsibility for managing
                                                                                                          and providing post graduate
                                                                                                          medical education, and the
                                                                                                          resources required to deliver
                                                                                                          said training.
Programme Directors    7.5
Local Tutors           7.5
Educational            7.5
Supervisors
Trainees               7.5
Chief Executive /      7.5 Identify individuals who are responsible for   Job plans for Directors of medical There will agreement between
Medical Directors /        and are ensured to have capacity for the local education                          Trusts and the School regarding
Directors of Medical       management and administration of training                                         the designated roles of those
Education                                                                                                    with responsibility for managing
                                                                                                             and providing post graduate
                                                                                                             medical education, and the
                                                                                                             resources required to deliver
                                                                                                             said training.
PMETB requirement      8.1 The overall educational capacity of the institution and any unit offering training posts within it must be
                           adequate to accommodate the practical experiences required by the curriculum, along with the
                           educational requirements of all health care professionals in the same unit.
College Guidance       8.1                                               Trainee survey                    The handbook for the training
                                                                         Trainer survey                    programme will identify for each
                                                                         Handbooks will state the capacity post the resources required to
                                                                         for training in each trust        achieve the learning objectives
                                                                         Manpower planning reports         of that post.


School triangulation   8.1                                                    School Psychiatry Trainee Survey
                                                                              via METIS
                                                                              All Job Descriptions to be
                                                                              submitted electronically

Head of School/Board   8.1 Dialogue with trusts to ensure that there are      Trainee survey                      The handbook for the training
                           adequate resources to meet the requirements        Trainer survey                      programme will identify for each
                           of the curriculum for specialty trainees as well   Handbooks will state the capacity   post the resources required to
                           as the training needs for all health care          for training in each trust          achieve the learning objectives
                           professionals                                      Manpower planning reports           of that post.


Programme Directors    8.1 Ensure that no more trainees are placed            Trainee survey                      The handbook for the training
                           within any trust than it has the capacity to       Trainer survey                      programme will identify for each
                           provide training for.                              Handbooks will state the capacity   post the resources required to
                                                                              for training in each trust          achieve the learning objectives
                                                                              Manpower planning reports           of that post.


Local Tutors           8.1 Must raise concerns whenever it appears that Trainee survey                            The handbook for the training
                           training capacity has been exceeded          Trainer survey                            programme will identify for each
                                                                        Handbooks will state the capacity         post the resources required to
                                                                        for training in each trust                achieve the learning objectives
                                                                        Manpower planning reports                 of that post.


Educational            8.1 Must raise concerns where training capacity Trainee survey                             The handbook for the training
Supervisors                appears to be exceeded at the cost of quality Trainer survey                           programme will identify for each
                           of training                                   Handbooks will state the capacity        post the resources required to
                                                                         for training in each trust               achieve the learning objectives
                                                                         Manpower planning reports                of that post.
Trainees               8.1 Must participate in the evaluation of posts   Trainee survey                      The handbook for the training
                                                                         Trainer survey                      programme will identify for each
                                                                         Handbooks will state the capacity   post the resources required to
                                                                         for training in each trust          achieve the learning objectives
                                                                         Manpower planning reports           of that post.


Chief Executive /      8.1 Must ensure that manpower planning takes      Trainee survey                      The handbook for the training
Medical Directors /        into account the training needs and the       Trainer survey                      programme will identify for each
Directors of Medical       capacity to deliver                           Handbooks will state the capacity   post the resources required to
Education                                                                for training in each trust          achieve the learning objectives
                                                                         Manpower planning reports           of that post.


PMETB requirement      8.2 There must be access to educational facilities (including a library), and resources (including access to the
College Guidance       8.2 In psychiatry there is a need to recognise the Handbook                       For all trainees there will be
                           dispersed nature of services and the           Trainee survey                 access to educational resources
                           importance of adequate educational and         Evaluation of posts            of a standard set out in the
                           information resources                                                         Royal College Psychiatrists
                                                                                                         Training Handbook.

School triangulation   8.2                                                 AMD Board report
                                                                           School Psychiatry Trainee Survey
                                                                           via METIS
Head of School/Board   8.2 Standards for educational facilities and        Handbook                         For all trainees there will be
                           resources for all providers of training must be Trainee survey                   access to educational resources
                           agreed by the board and included in the         Evaluation of posts              of a standard set out in the
                           training Handbook                                                                Royal College Psychiatrists
                           Dialogue with trusts to ensure that standards                                    Training Handbook.
                           for educational facilities are met
Programme Directors    8.2 Trainees must not be placed within trusts       Handbook                         For all trainees there will be
                           where educational facilities do not meet the    Trainee survey                   access to educational resources
                           required standards                              Evaluation of posts              of a standard set out in the
                                                                                                            Royal College Psychiatrists
                                                                                                            Training Handbook.

Local Tutors           8.2                                               Handbook                            For all trainees there will be
                                                                         Trainee survey                      access to educational resources
                                                                         Evaluation of posts                 of a standard set out in the
                                                                                                             Royal College Psychiatrists
                                                                                                             Training Handbook.
Educational            8.2                                               Handbook                        For all trainees there will be
Supervisors                                                              Trainee survey                  access to educational resources
                                                                         Evaluation of posts             of a standard set out in the
                                                                                                         Royal College Psychiatrists
                                                                                                         Training Handbook.

Trainees               8.2                                               Handbook                        For all trainees there will be
                                                                         Trainee survey                  access to educational resources
                                                                         Evaluation of posts             of a standard set out in the
                                                                                                         Royal College Psychiatrists
                                                                                                         Training Handbook.

Chief Executive /      8.2 Must ensure that educational resources are in Handbook                        For all trainees there will be
Medical Directors /        place                                         Trainee survey                  access to educational resources
Directors of Medical                                                     Evaluation of posts             of a standard set out in the
Education                                                                                                Royal College Psychiatrists
                                                                                                         Training Handbook.

PMETB requirement      8.3 There must be a suitable ratio of trainers to trainees. The educational capacity in the department or unit
College Guidance       8.3 In psychiatry, the maximum number of          Trainee survey                 No trainees will supervised by
                           trainees that the consultant can supervise is Trainer survey                 an educational Supervisor
                           two. Where there are more than two trainees Evaluation of posts              responsible for more than two
                           this will usually be a combination of one     Annual rotation data           trainees
                           trainee at year ST 4-6, one at CT1-3 and one Job plans for educational
                           at FY1-2.                                     supervisors

School triangulation   8.3                                               AMD Board report
Head of School/Board   8.3 Ensure that there are no more than two        Trainee survey                  No trainees will supervised by
                           trainees for any educational supervisor       Trainer survey                  an educational Supervisor
                                                                         Evaluation of posts             responsible for more than two
                                                                         Annual rotation data            trainees
                                                                         Job plans for educational
                                                                         supervisors

Programme Directors    8.3 Must not place trainees where there is an     Trainee survey                  No trainees will supervised by
                           unsuitable ratio of trainers to trainees      Trainer survey                  an educational Supervisor
                                                                         Evaluation of posts             responsible for more than two
                                                                         Annual rotation data            trainees
                                                                         Job plans for educational
                                                                         supervisors

Local Tutors           8.3
Educational            8.3 Must ensure that for every trainee adequate       Trainee survey                     No trainees will supervised by
Supervisors                time set aside for clinical and educational       Trainer survey                     an educational Supervisor
                           supervision                                       Evaluation of posts                responsible for more than two
                           Must ensure that there is sufficient clinical     Annual rotation data               trainees
                           activity to fully occupy the training             Job plans for educational
                           requirements of trainees.                         supervisors

Trainees               8.3
Chief Executive /      8.3 Adequate time for training and supervision        Trainee survey                     No trainees will supervised by
Medical Directors /        must be included in job plans for medical staff   Trainer survey                     an educational Supervisor
Directors of Medical       supporting trainees and non-training grade        Evaluation of posts                responsible for more than two
Education                  doctors                                           Annual rotation data               trainees
                                                                             Job plans for educational
                                                                             supervisors

PMETB requirement      8.4 Relevant specialty - specific educational resources must be available and accessible where these are
College Guidance       8.4 In psychiatry an example would be facilities   Trainee survey               For all trainees there will be
                           and resources for developing communication Trainer survey                   access to educational resources
                           skills including simulated patients and audio- ARCP outcomes                of a standard set out in the
                           visual recording materials.                                                 Royal College Psychiatrists
                                                                                                       Training Handbook.

School triangulation   8.4                                                   AMD Board report
                                                                             School Psychiatry Trainee survey

Head of School/Board   8.4 Dialogue with trusts to ensure that facilities    Trainee survey                     For all trainees there will be
                           are available for the provision of training to    Trainer survey                     access to educational resources
                           develop communication and consultation            ARCP outcomes                      of a standard set out in the
                           skills using audiovisual equipment.                                                  Royal College Psychiatrists
                                                                                                                Training Handbook.

Programme Directors    8.4 Trainee whose with specific educational           Trainee survey                     For all trainees there will be
                           needs must be placed within trusts where          Trainer survey                     access to educational resources
                           there are resources to ensure these               ARCP outcomes                      of a standard set out in the
                           educational needs can be met                                                         Royal College Psychiatrists
                                                                                                                Training Handbook.

Local Tutors           8.4
Educational            8.4
Supervisors
Trainees               8.4
Chief Executive /      8.4 Ensure that resources are available to            Trainee survey   For all trainees there will be
Medical Directors /        support the teaching of competencies in line      Trainer survey   access to educational resources
Directors of Medical       with the curriculum, in particular audio-visual   ARCP outcomes    of a standard set out in the
Education                  equipment.                                                         Royal College Psychiatrists
                                                                                              Training Handbook.
PMETB requirement      8.5 Trainees must have access to meeting rooms and audio-visual aids.
College Guidance       8.5                                          Trainee survey                    For all trainees there will be
                                                                    Trainer survey                    access to educational resources
                                                                                                      of a standard set out in the
                                                                                                      Royal College Psychiatrists
                                                                                                      Training Handbook.

School triangulation   8.5                                                 AMD Board report
Head of School/Board   8.5 Dialogue with trusts to ensure that there are   Trainee survey             For all trainees there will be
                           adequate meeting rooms                          Trainer survey             access to educational resources
                                                                                                      of a standard set out in the
                                                                                                      Royal College Psychiatrists
                                                                                                      Training Handbook.

Programme Directors    8.5
Local Tutors           8.5
Educational            8.5
Supervisors
Trainees               8.5
Chief Executive /      8.5 Ensure that there are adequate meeting          Trainee survey             For all trainees there will be
Medical Directors /        rooms with audiovisual aids for postgraduate    Trainer survey             access to educational resources
Directors of Medical       medical educational meetings.                                              of a standard set out in the
Education                                                                                             Royal College Psychiatrists
                                                                                                      Training Handbook.

PMETB requirement      9.1 Trainees must have access to analysis of outcomes of assessments, and exams for each programme and
College Guidance       9.1                                            Reports from quality assurance  Annual reporting will include
                                                                      leads for local performance     analysis of outcomes in
                                                                                                      accordance with a template
                                                                                                      published by RCPsych
School triangulation   9.1                                            No School action required as of
                                                                      1st June 2008
Head of School/Board   9.1 Quality assurance leads will develop       Reports from quality assurance  Annual reporting will include
                           processes to collect data from all those   leads for local performance     analysis of outcomes in
                           involved in training within the school and                                 accordance with a template
                           publish this information with reference to                                 published by RCPsych
                           PMETB standards.
Programme Directors    9.1
Local Tutors           9.1
Educational            9.1
Supervisors
Trainees               9.1
Chief Executive /      9.1
Medical Directors /
Directors of Medical
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