Haematology annual RITA and ARCP assessments normally take place in June and November timed to take place once FRCPath results are available.  See the Events webpage for assessment dates.  The Training Programme Director (TPD) would like to see trainees in person for both RITAs and ARCPs unless there is pre-booked study leave, sick leave, annual leave booked before notification of the assessment date, or for educational reasons i.e. examination, attendance at a course, or presentation of a paper, or OOPE

Documents are required to be submitted electronically to Severn Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) at least 3 weeks before the assessment.  This includes completing the required reports and assessments on ePortfolio.    

See the JRCPTB website for more information on Haematology including the Haematology Curricula.

What to Prepare

RITA Assessments (SpR trainees)

  • Up to date CV
  • Summary of posts in Haematology to date
  • Your CCST date and whether this has been verified by the JRCPTB
  • All educational supervisor reports since your last annual assessment (using the JRCPTB report format) covering last 12 months (or report from OOPE supervisor for RITA F)
  • MSF using the JRCPTB format available by clicking here
  • Log book - both generic and Haematology specific - remember, competencies should be completed at the end of each placement and prior to each RITA and not the week before the assessment  
  • The TPD would like all other forms used to document training to be JRCPTB templates.  Form templates are available here: JRCPTB Heamatology Documents and JRCPTB Forms

ARCP Assessments (StR trainees)

  • Up to date CV
  • Summary of posts in Haematology to date
  • Your CCST date and whether this has been verified by the JRCPTB
  • All educational supervisor reports since your last annual assessment (using ePortfolio)
  • MSF (using ePortfolio)
  • Log book - both generic and Haematology specific (using ePortfolio) - remember, competencies should be completed at the end of each placement and prior to each ARCP not the week before the assessment, see the ARCP decision aid 
  • check ePortfolio set to correct year and complete ePortfolio at least 14 days in advance with educational supervisor report and meeting the ARCP decision aid criteria
  • The TPD would like all other forms used to document training to be JRCPTB templates where ePortfolio forms are not available.  Form templates are available here: JRCPTB Heamatology Documents and JRCPTB Forms