Appraisal & Revalidation
Below you will find Appraisal and Revalidation details for non-trainee medical staff (excluding GPs).
The SOAR (Scottish Online Appraisal Resource) online database is being introduced for those doing appraisals in 2012/13 for Doctors in Secondary Care. This database is already used for all appraisals in Primary Care in NHS Grampian.
Appraisees will be responsible for initiating their own annual appraisal, completing the following steps:
There is a useful SOAR training guide for Appraisees available.
Appraisers will be responsible for:
There is a useful SOAR training guide for Appraisers available.
If you are interested in becoming an Appraiser there is a national training course available via NES. The Application form and the Equal Opportunities form are available on request from Joyce.McCrae@nes.scot.nhs.uk. You must ensure that your Line Manager and Appraisal Lead are aware of your interest before submitting your application forms.
Training in the use of SOAR can also be provided direct to your PC, please click here for the latest training sessions available.
We would prefer if all staff now use SOAR for conducting their appraisal process, but there is still a paper version available by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
Multi-Source Feedback (MSF) Documentation
Patient Satisfaction Questionnaire (PSQ) Documentation
Please use the GMC Patient Questionnaire.
At the moment feedback from questionnaires should be discussed during appraisal. If this is not appropriate please contact email@example.com.
Useful Information and Links
Job Planning documents can be found on the HR intranet site and any queries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information on Medical workforce updates see
The Medical Safe and Affordable Workforce intranet site.