Designing a better appraisal system that meets the needs of trainees and the publicBMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h6053 (Published 11 November 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h6053
- Michael P Turner, core trainee year 1 doctor1
- 1Milton Keynes Hospital, Milton Keynes MK6 5LD, UK
I wholeheartedly agree with McCartney’s observations about appraisal.1 It is time consuming and I know of no evidence that it improves outcomes.
Other GPs have similar concerns. A 2008 survey of GPs found that 11 of 671 responders brought forward retirement plans because of the introduction of appraisal.2 …