Posts Tagged ‘appraisal’

Revalidation takes up more time than anticipated

More needs to be done to maximise the benefits of revalidation, a report finds. One year into implementation, a report by the NHS Revalidation Support Tea...

Consultant contract is poor value for money

The performance management of consultants is not good enough and NHS management has to get tougher with doctors, a committee of MPs has concluded. The...

Disturbing accuracy of multisource feedback

It’s now 6 weeks since I received the results from my Multi Source Feedback (MSF). In that time I have progressed from denial, anger, bargaining, depress...

Getting to grips with online appraisal resource

It’s that busy time of year again. Job planning needs to be completed by the end of March but requires a signed off appraisal Form 4 to do so. Hence the ...

Appraisal issues question revalidation readiness

Nearly half of hospital doctors are still not being appraised properly a review finds, casting doubt over the organisational readiness of the NHS for medic...

No doubting the ‘bad old days’ had their moments

The other week my CD sent me the results of my 360° appraisal. Now natural modesty forbids me revealing what was said about me. But I must confess that it...

Final revalidation pilots to test appraisal guide

A new round of revalidation piloting has been launched this month to test out whether the guidance being developed to support appraisal is up to scratch. ...

Revalidation holds opportunities for SAS doctors

In the past appraisal for SAS grade doctors has not been done well, if done at all. A common experience has been an enforced chat in the coffee room at sho...

Revalidation appraisal system needs simplifying

The strengthened appraisal process that will underpin revalidation has the potential to improve the quality of care but it takes longer to complete, an ind...

My PDP objective: continue plodding along

I’ve just been asked to write a report on the work of a committee I chair. They want me to provide three (not two, not four, but three) objectives for ne...

Consultants fail to appraise juniors “properly”

Senior doctors who assess the performance of juniors and medical students are failing to use the new portfolio-based performance appraisal systems fully, r...