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Progression reports documents

This page contains all user guides, briefings notes, contextual reports and other related information for our progression reports: exam data, recruitment and ARCP.

Contextual reports 

These contain findings and analysis from the data we've collected

User guides       

These are for users of the tool and include guidance on using and understanding the reports.

Briefing notes

These are for stakeholders participating in collection and reporting of the data and include instructions and timelines about each collection phase.

Contextual reports

 Document  Description  Date issued
Contextual report (pdf) 2017 national training surveys summary report: initial results on doctors’ training and progression 4 July 2017
Contextual report (pdf) How doctors progress through key milestones in training 21 July 2016
Contextual report (pdf) Discussing factors that affect progression of doctors in training 1 April 2015

Read more about research into fairness in training pathways in our section on working together to better support doctors in training.

User guides

Document Description Date issued
Reporting tool quick reference guide (pdf) Basic instructions on how to use the dashboards and interpret the results 21 July 2016
Reporting tool user guide - Exam data (pdf) Instructions on how to use the dashboards and interpret the results 21 July 2016
Reporting tool user guide - Recruitment data (pdf) Instructions on how to use the dashboards and interpret the results 21 July 2016
Reporting tool user guide - ARCP data (pdf) Instructions on how to use the dashboards and interpret the results 21 July 2016

Briefing notes

2017

2017 Exam data collection

Document Description Date issued
Data submission briefing note (Exam) (pdf) Instructions for the collection of Exam data for 2017 20 July 2017

2017 ARCP data collection

Document

Description Date issued
Data submission briefing note (ARCP) (pdf) Instructions for the collection of ARCP data for 2017 15 June 2017

 

2016

2016 Exam data collection

Document Description Date issued
Data submission briefing note (pdf) Instructions for the collection of exam data for 2016  4 July 2016

2016 ARCP data collection

Document Description Date issued
Data submission briefing note (pdf) Instructions for the collection of ARCP/RITA data for 2016 4 July 2016

2015

2015 exam data collection

 Document  Description  Date issued
Data submission briefing note Instructions for the collection of exam data for 2015 June 2015

2015 Recruitment data collection

Document  Description  Date issued
User guide (pdf)  Instructions on how to use the reporting tool and interpret the data 11 March 2015

2015 ARCP collection

 Document  Description  Date issued
Briefing Note 1 (pdf) Instructions for the collection of ARCP/RITA data for 2014-2015 3 July 2015 (revised 10 September 2015)
ARCP FAQs (pdf) Frequently asked questions 29 October 2015

Please note the following updated documents:

Gold Guide 5th Edition (pdf)
ARCP Foundation Guide May 2014 (pdf)

2014

2014 exam data collection

Document Description Date issued
Consolidated briefing note  Instructions for the collection of exam data for 2014 2014

2014 ARCP collection

 Document  Description  Date issued
Briefing Note 1 (pdf) Instructions for the collection of ARCP/RITA data for 2013-2014 25 June 2014 (revised on 30 September 2014)
Briefing Note 2 (pdf) Summarising changes to the data collection tool 5 September 2014
Briefing Note 3 (pdf) Announcing the release of the reports 27 February 2015
ARCP FAQs (pdf) Frequently asked questions 5 September 2014

2013

2013 ARCP collection

Following changes to the foundation programme (see the Foundation Programme Reference Guide pdf) these data included Foundation ARCP results for the first time.

See the Foundation ARCP Guide (pdf).

 Document           Description  Date issued
Briefing Note 1 (pdf) Instructions for deaneries on the collection of ARCP/RITA data for 2012-2013 30 August 2013
Briefing Note 2 (pdf) Instructions for foundation schools on the collection of ARCP data for 2012-2013 27 September 2013 (appendix 1 was revised 14 October 2013)
Briefing Note 3 (pdf) Announcing that data downloads are available 16 April 2014
Briefing Note 5 (pdf) Announcing that updated reports are available 22 August 2014

2012

2012 ARCP data submission proposal

 Document  Description  Date issued
Briefing Note 1 (pdf) Instructions on the collection of ARCP/RITA data for 2011-2012 30 May 2012
Briefing Note 2 (pdf) Update to briefing note 1 7 September 2012
Briefing Note 3 (pdf) Assessment of the collection and request for feedback 26 November 2012
Briefing Note 4 (pdf) Summary of feedback on the collection 10 January 2013
Briefing Note 5 (pdf) Announcing the release of the reports 31 January 2013