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Locum / Sessional GP Appraisal and Revalidation

The RCGP and GMC are aware that fulfilling appraisal and revalidation requirements can be more difficult for sessional GP's and changes have now been made to help others address this. Make sure you (and your appraiser) are clear on what is needed.

RCGP Mythbusters

A really great guide to read and understand what is and isn’t expected of you as a GP to negotiate your way with ease through Appraisal and Revalidation processes.

http://www.rcgp.org.uk/news/2016/october/debunking-the-myths-around-appraisal-and-revalidation.aspx

BMA Appraisal Tips for Sessional GPs

https://www.bma.org.uk/advice/employment/appraisals/appraisal-tips-for-sessional-gps

Updated RCGP guidance: a more supportive appraisal: https://www.bma.org.uk/connecting-doctors/the_practice/b/weblog/posts/updated-rcgp-guidance-a-move-to-less-onerous-and-more-supportive-appraisal

FourteenFish Appraisal Toolkit

Appraisal toolkit for Doctors: https://www.fourteenfish.com/about/appraisal

Revalidation tips for Locum Doctors  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsbEub-xlrw

Appraisal guide with tips for locums

RCGP Guidance for Sessionals

Royal College of General Practitioners: RCGP Guide to supporting information for appraisal and revalidation (2016)

Revalidation for Locums

This document contains a range of practical suggestions that GP locums can use to add to their existing evidence for appraisal. It has been written by GP locums for GP locums.

The key message is that revalidation doesn’t have to be difficult. If in doubt ask early – your Appraiser and your LMC will be happy to help.

You can read this document from start to finish or dip in and dip out again. We hope that you find it helpful.

Download: Revalidation for GP Locums - A Practical Guide

Wessex Deanery Appraisal

http://www.wessexdeanery.nhs.uk/appraisal_service.aspx

Wessex Appraisal Service

Wessex Appraisal Service is commissioned by the NHS England team locally to provide your annual appraisal.

Do you need an appraisal or are you new to the area? Maybe you just want to talk over some appraisal questions? Please see the following link to the Wessex Appraisal Service:

Contact details for the Wessex Appraisal Service

Your Annual Appraisal - Wessex Appraisal Service Locum

 

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