Reflection should be part of a doctor’s everyday practice. Reflective practice is ‘the process whereby an individual thinks analytically about anything relating to their professional practice with the intention of gaining insight and using the lessons learned to maintain good practice or make improvements”
The Academy of Royal Colleges have produced guidelines for reflection –
In your appraisal portfolio, you are required to write reflection on your activity, your MSF, your CPD and your compliments and complaints.
There are text-boxes to do this in each domain.
The easy way to start is to write a description of the activity, and then –
You must reflect on your CPD activity, so write down in this CPD section –
Put any new developments from the learning in your new PDP, but descibe it properly.
Writing reflections on feedback is more difficult – see the MSF part of this website. If you need a formal structure to work from, then there are the 5 steps to reflecting on feedback –
The answer to how to write reflection is really to just think about the subject, and write about it – that is reflection.
Again, reflection on incidents can follow the above guidance. An example is at – http://www.aomrc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Reflective_Practice_Incident3_0818.pdf