Held on 4th and 5th May 2017 at the EICC
Workshops for 2017/2018 Scottish Medical Appraisers Conference:
Facilitator: John McKinlay, Training and Education Manager, NHS Education for Scotland
Everyone can negotiate; for some it can take a few minutes over a cup of coffee, for others it can take several months across a table. Irrespective, the effective negotiation will follow seven key steps.
This session will provide you with a negotiation framework, based on those steps, upon which you can hone your own skills and abilities.
Facilitators: Mrs Victoria Dobie, Associate Specialist / Secondary Care Appraisal Lead, NHS Borders and Dr Tom Cripps, Locum Consultant Anaesthetist, NHS Borders
When considering the different sets of supporting information required for appraisal, it is recognised that locums and SAS doctors may have difficulty in providing the usual documentation, depending on their circumstances. This can make the appraisal process challenging.
This workshop invites participants to work together and explore imaginatively what Locum and SAS doctors could provide for their supporting information.
Facilitator: Dr Susi Caesar, RCGP Medical Director for Revalidation, Member of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Revalidation and Professional Development Committee
An interactive workshops exploring why some people are so sceptical they seem to think appraisal is a swear word, and developing strategies to make appraisals valuable even for those who would prefer not to have to engage.
It is important that appraisers are themselves convinced of the evidence base that demonstrates that appraisals can make a difference to quality of care, in order for them to be able to share that enthusiasm with their appraisees. You should aim to leave this workshop with a clear understanding of how appraisal can be used by doctors to reclaim their professionalism, and some strategies to facilitate that.
Facilitator: Dr Alastair Cook, Medical Director, NHS Lanarkshire
From time to time, doctors find themselves in need of support much like their patients. This workshop explores what some of the issues the doctors in difficulty face, and how we can support them via appraisal.
Facilitator: Dr Peter Wilkes, Mindfulness Facilitator, NHS Highland (Retired LAA & Appraiser in NHS Highland and Western Isles)
To demonstrate some basic mindfulness techniques designed to help appraisers develop their appraisal skills.
The techniques will be how to relax the mind, how to listen actively and how to formulate open questions.
Facilitator: Dr Duncan McNab, GP Associate Adviser, NHS Education for Scotland
The workshop will include an exploration of what is meant by ‘systems thinking’ and will introduce principles for ‘systems thinking’. The objectives are that participants will:
Facilitator: Dr Kristi Long, Equality and Diversity Adviser, NHS Education for Scotland
Unconscious bias is increasingly recognised as an important factor in managing and developing staff, including appraisal processes. In this interactive workshop we will explore some of the common types of bias, reflect on influences on our thinking, and discuss ways to identify and manage unconscious bias in appraisal.
Facilitators: Dr Alison Garvie, Training Programme Director and Associate Adviser, NHS Education for Scotland and Dr Linsey Semple, General Practitioner, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde and NHS Education for Scotland
This workshop will look at identification of early warning signs of possible resilience issues, including personality traits and behaviours. The workshop will be interactive and draw on the experience of the participants to consider strategies for providing support and signposting resources to appraisees.
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