Consultant physicians should be appraised annuallyBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7181.419 (Published 13 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:419
- Linda Beecham
The Royal College of Physicians in England wants all consultant physicians to be appraised each year and their job plans reviewed with a clinical or medical director.
The proposal is part of a five point clinical governance plan for maintaining good medical practice, and follows the proposals for revalidation issued recently by the General Medical Council(6 February, p 349). Both documents are responses to the criticisms that the profession …