Appraisal is NOT a Performance Review!
Management roles for doctors vary widely. However, these posts will usually be responsible to a line manager, with an agreed job plan and annual Performance Review.
Appraisal is intended to be different from a Performance Review, offering you a personal space to reflect in a formative way on your work and your learning needs, rather than those of your manager or the organisation.
It may be an opportunity for discussing with your appraiser issues such as:
Four module templates are provided. They are:
These templates are intended for use under the "Quality Improvement Activity" heading on Form 3. However you may find it useful to bear in mind the bullet points (above) when completing other parts of the form. The aim is to ensure that your appraisal is matched to the job you do rather than a 'one size fits all' model.
This module uses the basic principles of clinical audit, but it offers an opportunity to apply them to a management setting.
This module is used to reflect on your performance as a manager.
This module is a reflective tool which allows you to discuss the way you handled issues such as Complaints from patients or relatives against colleagues; or Concerns raised with you about the service.
The way in which concerns about GPs are handled varies considerably between Health Boards. This module may be used by any doctor who is involved in the process, either in a leading or advisory role.
This page was last updated on: 18/08/2016
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