Named Clinical and Educational Supervision

All Named Educational Supervisors and Named Clinical Supervisors working in London must be fully compliant with all 7 areas of the Professional Development Framework to continue to perform their roles as trainers.

The Professional Development Framework sets out mandatory developmental areas that both current and prospective named educational and named clinical supervisors in secondary care medicine and dentistry must demonstrate training in.

Accreditation is part of the Professional Development Framework and is a GMC initiative that aims to help educational organisations demonstrate that all named supervisors, both Clinical and Educational are appropriately trained.

New supervisors need to complete the full accreditation process, which includes:

  1. Training that covers the 7 domains of the Professional Development Framework - This can be achieved by attending face-to-face training or eLearning
  2. Equality and diversity training
  3. Completion of the Professional Development Portfolio - Signed off by the Deputy Medical Director for Medical Education

Existing supervisors need to complete the re-accreditation process every three years, which includes:Resources:

  1. Equality and diversity training
  2. Updated Professional Development Portfolio - Signed off by the Deputy Medical Director for Medical Education

Professional Development Portfolio (83.5 KB)

Guide to completing the Professional Development Portfolio (234.3 KB)

Professional Development Framework - elearning domain map (0 bytes)