Improving SAS appraisal: a guide for employers [specialty and associate specialist] – NHS Employers – June 2013

Posted on June 19, 2013. Filed under: Medicine, Surgery | Tags: , |

Improving SAS appraisal: a guide for employers [specialty and associate specialist] – NHS Employers – June 2013

Extract from the Introduction

“Effective annual appraisal is the cornerstone of medical revalidation. Doctors need to be able to discuss and reflect on their practice and performance during their appraisal to demonstrate that they are keeping up to date and are fit to practise. This is key for patient safety-improved appraisal makes good doctors better, and leads to improved patient care.

The England Organisational Readiness Self Assessment (ORSA) return in March 2012 indicated that only 53.5 per cent of specialty and associate specialist (SAS) and staff grade doctors had been appraised in 2011 – 2012. This was an improvement from the March 2011 ORSA return, which indicated that only 35.6 per cent of this group of doctors had been appraised in 2010 – 2011. Appraisal rates for trust doctors are similarly low.

These results suggested that there may have been unidentified barriers to appraisal for SAS and trust doctors.”

… continues on the site

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