Each trainee needs an ESR every 6 months, regardless if full-time or less-than-full-time.
Each trainee also needs a “gateway” ESR at:
- changing between ST1 and ST2
- changing between ST2 and ST3
- at end of ST3
Gateway reviews are independent of 6 monthly reviews, which can get confusing for LTFTers.
The timing of gateway reviews have to coincide with a ARCP date. The ESR needs to be completed 2 weeks before the Panel date. The mid-year 6 monthly review does not need to coincide with a panel date.
This are listed on the deanery website, so for the most up-to-date version, check here.
Gateway reviews for ST1 and ST2 are usually July.
Final reviews for ST3 are usually around May.