Getting the most out of your e-portfolio

All foundation doctors now have access to an electronic portfolio (e-portfolio). There are two e-portfolio providers used to deliver the Foundation Programme e-portfolio across the UK: NES and Horus. Currently, all foundation schools in the UK except North Western use NES. You will find the contact details below for any enquiries you may have regarding your e-portfolio:

NES: support@nhseportfolios.org 

Horus: nwd.portfolio.helpdesk@nw.hee.nhs.uk 

Your foundation school will provide you with the information you need on how to access your portfolio such as website address, log-in details and password. The exact format of each e-portfolio may vary but they generally include the following sections:

  • Personal and Professional Development Plan (PDP)
  • Meetings with your educational and clinical supervisors
  • Assessments
  • Supervised Learning Events (SLEs)
  • Reflective reports and other evidence
  • ARCP

E-Portfolio Content and Forms 2012

All e-portfolio content and forms are available as sample documents. Click the link below to go to the Curriculum 2012 page where you can access the 2012 forms.

FP Curriculum 2012


NES & Horus e-portfolio key changes for August 2015

An overview and explanation of how the Foundation Programme e-portfolio models are being updated for all existing users and new F1s commencing August 2015 can be found here:

Key Changes e-Portfolio 2015



An overview of the key changes to core content, functionality and security of all Foundation Programme e-portfolios with effect from August 2016 can be found here:

Key Changes e-Portfolio 2016

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