Find out more about how the CPD diary works.
The CPD diary runs on an annual cycle, from 1 April to 31 March each year. At the end of each CPD year, you can print or export a PDF of the annual CPD appraisal report certificate detailing your CPD credits. This can be presented at your annual appraisal to demonstrate completion of required CPD.
All physicians who are registered to use the online CPD diary scheme are required to complete a minimum of 50 CPD credits per year.
All physicians who are registered to use the online CPD diary scheme are required to complete a minimum of 50 CPD credits per year (one CPD credit is awarded for each hour of CPD completed). Within this minimum requirement, 25 credits must be external, and up to 10 can be personal credits.
The 'CPD diary guidelines' document, downloadable below, provides information on:
You can also read our step-by-step CPD diary user guide and latest CPD newsletter.