The aim of your first appraisal as a newly qualified GP is to be a formative and developmental experience. You do need to prepare for it and there are things you can do to make sure it runs smoothly and you benefit from the experience.
The aim of the e-Portfolio is to provide evidence of a GP Registrar’s learning and development so that it can be assessed by the ARCP Panel, is available for clinical governance and so that the GP can reflect and learn from their experiences.
Becoming a GP Training Practice has many benefits for your practice, your team and your patients. Do not be disillusioned, becoming a GP Training Practice is not an easy accreditation to earn and your local deanery is your first port of call when researching the specific criteria they require you to meet.
The Clinical Skills Assessment of the MRCGP examinations is considered by some GPs as the most nerve wracking and hardest to study for element of the examinations.
Jason Searle, our experienced, locum optometrist shares his experiences of stress and lists his top 5 tips for combating the main causes of stress for optometrists in the workplace.