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Consultant physicians should be appraised annually

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 13 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:419
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    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 …

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