The quality of the preparation you undertake has a direct impact on the quality of the appraisal interview. If it is hastily done then the value of the interview will be diminished. In addition, the process of revalidation is likely to be straightforward if you prepare well for appraisal.
Appraisal is an annual review of a doctor's existing/ongoing work, and as such, they should not have to do or provide anything above their normal standard of practice.
All doctors preparing for their annual appraisals are recommended to focus on the quality rather than the quantity of supporting information in their appraisal portfolio by demonstrating:
For each Domain, certain supporting information is required for the purposes of appraisal and revalidation. The content of will be different depending on your specialty, but the types of supporting information required at appraisal is the same for all doctors.
|A) Continuing Professional Development record||1||Every Appraisal|
|B) Quality Improvement Activity||2||Every Appraisal|
|C) Review of Significant Events||2||Every Appraisal|
|D) Feedback from Colleagues (MSF)||3||Once in a 5 year cycle|
|D) Feedback from Patients (PSQ)||3||Once in a 5 year cycle|
|E) Complaints and Compliments||4||Every Appraisal|
|F) Probity statements||4||Every Appraisal|
|G) Health statements||4||Every Appraisal|
Most doctors will present supporting information about their practice from a number of different areas each year.
To help you prepare your supporting information for appraisal, please review the guidance, resources and templates offered in the Appraisal Toolkits.
This page was last updated on: 21/03/2022