Trainees are asked to include at least three pieces of reflection for each year of training which should be uploaded to the portfolio and linked to the appropriate ARCP record. At least one of these must relate directly to clinical practice. 
If a trainee is named in a serious incident, evidence that the incident has been discussed with a supervisor and reflected upon must also be documented in the portfolio.
Guidance regarding has been published by the Academy of Royal Medical Colleges and Committee of Postgraduate Medical deans. These are availabel by clicking on the headings below: