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Verification process

Under arrangements with the Medical Council, the ICGP is required to verify the activity recorded by a random sample of enrolees annually.

This is a supportive process to help enrolees identify where they may have gaps in their evidence or where they have recorded activity incorrectly.

Please see our step-by-step guide to verification.

How does the verification process work in practice?

There are 2 Audit processes for the PCS. » read more

How long do I need to keep evidence of my professional competence activity?

As per the Medical Council guidelines, all recorded activity should be supported by sufficient evidence. This evidence can be uploaded to your ePortfolio or kept on file for a minimum of 6 years. » read more

I have received a letter about the verification process and I'm not sure what I need to do?

The ICGP is required by the Medical Council to verify the activity recorded by a random sample of 3% of enrollees on an annual basis. » read more

I have received notification from the ICGP about the verification process, but I am missing certificates. What should I do?

It is the responsibility of each individual GP to ensure that they have, and retain, accurate evidence to support any activities undertaken as part of the PCS. » read more

What happens if you are selected as part of the verification process conducted by ICGP?

In accordance with the arrangements agreed between the IMC and the ICGP to operate a PCS, the PGTB is required to undertake a verification process of 3-5% of all doctors enrolled on their PCS. » read more

What is the difference between the Medical Council audit and the ICGP verification process?

There are two processes put in place by the Medical Council to monitor doctors' compliance in terms of professional competence requirements » read more

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