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Appraisal Restart and Revalidation Update & FAQs October 2020

Appraisal Restart October 2020: Appraisal has been restarted and some of you will have been contacted to arrange your appraisal. Here are some key points: Verbal reflection, facilitated by the appraiser during the appraisal discussion, can provide the same assurance as a doctor's written...

Appraisal Tips for Salaried GPs

A helpful resource provided by the General Practitioner Committee of the British Medical Assocation to help Sessional GPs to get the most out of their appraisal. http://www.bma.org.uk/support-at-work/appraisals/appraisal-tips-for-sessional-gps AppraisalAid | How do I get my appraisal...

BMA Guidance: Reflective Practice May 2018

Updated guidance on reflection Following the Hadiza Bawa-Garba case many doctors feel they are no longer able to reflect honestly and openly. The UK local medical committee conference earlier this year called for GPs to disengage from written reflections until adequate safeguards are in place....

Cervical cytology training for GPs (updated March 2015)

Cervical cytology training update (March 2015) We are aware that some PCTs tried to insist that all GPs working in their areas undertake either a half day or a full day's update training in taking cervical smears. The General Practitioners Committee (GPC) and the Royal College of General...

GP Induction and Refresher Scheme (April 2015)

New national GP Induction and Refresher scheme A new national GP Induction and Refresher scheme will be launched today and will go live from 1 April 2015. The new scheme is part of the GP workforce 10 point action plan, launched in January by NHS England, Health Education England, the RCGP and...

GP Performance: Framework for Managing Performer Concerns

Annex 4: Flow chart illustrating the process for managing issues of concern For further information from NHSE: https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Performer-list-frmwrk.pdf National Clinical Assessment Service (NCAS)...

NHSE/BMA Guidance: GP Induction and Refresher Scheme 2015

NHSE Guidance: The new national GP Induction and Refresher scheme took effect as of 1 April 2015. The new scheme is part of the GP workforce 10 point action plan, launched in January by NHS England, Health Education England, the RCGP and the BMA. The scheme, developed collaboratively between...

Protecting Children & Young People: the responsibilities of all doctors (2012)

The duties of a doctor registered with the General Medical Council: http://www.gmc-uk.org/guidance/ethical_guidance/13257.asp

Simplifying appraisal preparation for GPs - a statement from the NHS England responsible officers

The Responsible Officers of NHS England have produced this very helpful one page document intended to simplify preparations for your annual appraisal. Simplifying Appraisal for GPs

Useful Resources from the NHS Appraisal Team (September 2019)

APPRAISAL AND REVALIDATION This page holds information on GP Appraisal and Revalidation for GPs in KSS region. Medical revalidation is the process by which the General Medical Council confirms the continuation of a doctor’s licence to practise in the UK. All doctors who wish to retain their...