Submitting your CPD

CPD and coronavirus

Due to the situation with COVID-19, we have introduced some new measures in relation to CPD and the issuing of Certificates of Good Standing.

To help you log your Continuous Professional Development (CPD) to show in your appraisal, we provide an online service called CPD Submissions.

What is CPD Submissions?

CPD Submissions lets you log your CPD activity and peer group membership and generate a RCPsych CPD certificate of good standing.

If you’re working in a non-training grade and have a GMC licence to practise, you’ll need to evidence your CPD. 

CPD Submissions makes the process easy.

Can I use CPD Submissions?

You can use CPD Submissions if:

  • You’re a current member, fellow, affiliate or specialist associate 
  • You’re an active member of a peer group
  • You have or plan to do at least 50 hours of CPD activity within a 12 month period, with at least 30 of those hours on activities defined by us as being within the clinical domain.

How do I apply for CPD Submissions?

You will need to log into the members area, select CPD Submissions and select a start date.  For detailed guidance please view our CPD Submissions user guide(PDF).

Where can I find detailed guidance on the requirements of the CPD Submissions programme?

You can find detailed guidance on the CPD Submissions programme in OP98: Continuing Professional Development guidance for psychiatrists (PDF)

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Further information about submitting your CPD

See our frequently asked questions.


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