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Medical Appraisal Scotland team

Medical Appraisal Scotland team

Contacting the central team

For specific appraisal and/or revalidation queries, please contact your Local Administration team in the first instance (local health boards will have local protocols in place to support you).

The Medical Appraisal Scotland team can be contacted by email at, for all training course / application queries.

If you have a technical query relating to SOAR, please send a helpdesk request to  If you have already submitted a helpdesk request, please wait until a member of the team responds, as continual helpdesk submissions will cause confusion and delay our ability to respond efficiently.

The Medical Appraisal Team

Dr Christiane Shrimpton
Associate Postgraduate Dean for Appraisal and Revalidation (PT)
Dr Shrimpton's role is to work with the other members of the Medical Appraisal Team to review and develop all aspects of the Medical Appraisal scheme in Scotland. Dr Shrimpton links with all stakeholders in Scotland and represents NES at a number of national groups who have an interest in appraisal and revalidation.

William Liu
Training Manager (FT)
Managing and supporting the Medical Appraiser training programme; Developing and maintaining services to support Medical Appraisal and Revalidation in Scotland.

Eilidh Henderson & Pamela Curran
Senior Officer (FT)
Assisting and supporting the Medical Appraiser training programme and SOAR user helpdesk; and deputising for the Training Manager where required.

Hannah Asrih (FT) & Mandie Thrippleton (FT) & Stacey Lucas (PT)
Medical Appraisal Admin Officers
Assisting with the running of appraiser training courses, SOAR user helpdesk and other administrative responsibilities to support Medical Appraisal and Revalidation in Scotland.

For all appraiser training course queries please email

For all SOAR queries please email

Postal address:

Medical Appraisal Scotland
NHS Education for Scotland
Floor 2
102 Westport

This page was last updated on: 19/05/2023