Supporting information for appraisal and revalidation
7 This guidance sets out the supporting information you will need to provide at your appraisal and the frequency with which it should be provided. It also gives further details on how the information can be used or discussed during appraisal.
8 The supporting information you must collect, reflect on and discuss at appraisal falls under four broad headings:
9 There are six types of supporting information you must collect, reflect on and discuss at your appraisal. They are:
- Continuing professional development
- Quality improvement activity
- Significant events or serious incidents
- Feedback from patients or those you provide medical services to
- Feedback from colleagues
- Compliments and complaints
10 By providing all six types of supporting information over your revalidation cycle you should, through reflection and discussion at appraisal, have demonstrated your practice against all the attributes outlined in our separate guidance, . This will make it easier for your appraiser to complete your appraisal and for your responsible officer to make a recommendation to us about your revalidation.
(2)appraisal should be taken to mean Annual Review of Competence Progression for doctors in training.