10 golden steps to revalidation

From: https://www.england.nhs.uk/medical-revalidation/doctors/10-steps/ This blog details word to word the golden 10 steps that every doctor should undertake to retain the license to practise in the United Kingdom. Register on GMC Online Confirm your responsible officer Get a date from the GMC Find out the local appraisal format Gather supporting information Prepare for appraisal Participate in…

Does revalidation exist solely to identify the poor performance of doctors?

This blog is a word to word account from Sir Keith Pearson’s report on the medical revalidation model for UK doctors. It specifically clarifies what an appraisal/revalidation is not. From: http://www.gmc-uk.org/Taking_revalidation_forward___Improving_the_process_of _relicensing_for_doctors.pdf_68683704.pdf   • Revalidation does not exist solely to identify poor performance. Revalidation does have a vital role to play in helping to identify concerns…

Purpose of medical revalidation for doctors

This blog is a word to word account from Sir Keith Pearson’s report on the purpose of the medical revalidation model for UK doctors. From: http://www.gmc-uk.org/Taking_revalidation_forward___Improving_the_process_of _relicensing_for_doctors.pdf_68683704.pdf   Revalidation is a safety and quality system aimed at assuring the public that doctors are up to date and fit to practise in the UK, whilst also reinforcing…

Outline of the medical revalidation model for UK doctors

This blog is a word to word account from Sir Keith Pearson’s report on the outline of the medical revalidation model for UK doctors. From: http://www.gmc-uk.org/Taking_revalidation_forward___Improving_the_process_of _relicensing_for_doctors.pdf_68683704.pdf The medical register and the licence to practise Registration with the GMC demonstrates a doctor has the necessary qualifications and is in good standing. However, holding a licence to…

What medical revalidation set out to achieve

This blog is a word to word account from Sir Keith Pearson’s report on the state of the medical revalidation exercise for UK doctors. From: http://www.gmc-uk.org/Taking_revalidation_forward___Improving_the_process_of _relicensing_for_doctors.pdf_68683704.pdf What revalidation set out to achieve: The GMC and the chief medical officers of the four UK countries set out their overall objective for revalidation in a joint Statement…

Recommendations for healthcare organisations as regards medical revalidation

This blog is a word to word account from Sir Keith Pearson’s report on the state of the medical revalidation exercise for UK doctors. From: http://www.gmc-uk.org/Taking_revalidation_forward___Improving_the_process_of _relicensing_for_doctors.pdf_68683704.pdf   For healthcare organisations and their boards, supported by others: Work with local patient groups to publicise and promote processes for ensuring that doctors are up to date and…

State of the medical revalidation exercise for UK doctors – recommendations to the GMC

This blog is a word to word account from Sir Keith Pearson’s report on the state of the medical revalidation exercise for UK doctors. From: http://www.gmc-uk.org/Taking_revalidation_forward___Improving_the_process_of _relicensing_for_doctors.pdf_68683704.pdf Key recommendations for the GMC, working with others:  Update guidance on the supporting information required for appraisal for revalidation to make clear what is mandatory (and why), what is…

Medical revalidation exercise for UK doctors – Sir Keith Pearson

This blog is a word to word account from Sir Keith Pearson’s report on the state of the medical revalidation exercise for UK doctors. From: http://www.gmc-uk.org/Taking_revalidation_forward___Improving_the_process_of _relicensing_for_doctors.pdf_68683704.pdf   For revalidation to achieve its goal of increasing assurance: • Local healthcare organisations should promote revalidation to their patients, explaining the assurance that it provides and why their…