Appraisal and revalidation for doctors
This site is aimed at Consultant, SAS career grade doctors and all other doctors who are not working within a recognised training post at Southend University Hospital. Doctors in training should contact their relevant Local Education Training Board (previously known as the Deanery) for further information.
Revalidation is the process by which all licensed doctors are
required to demonstrate on a regular basis that they are up to date
and fit to practice in their chosen field and able to provide a
good level of care. This means that holding a license to practice
is becoming an indicator that the doctor continues to meet the
professional standards set by the GMC and the specialists standard
set by the medical Royal Colleges and Faculties.
Revalidation aims to give extra confidence to patients that
their doctor is being regularly checked by their employer and the
If you hold a licence to practice, you are legally required to
revalidate, usually every five years, by having a regular appraisal
based on our core guidance for doctors, Good
All doctors with a "prescribed connection" to Southend
University Hospital will be required to undertake an annual medical
appraisal in line with local policy.
This site has been designed to keep our doctors up to date with
both national and local requirements for enhanced medical
appraisals and revalidation.
For any queries relating to medical revalidation please contact:
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Joanna Nicholls - Appraisal Revalidation Manager
Telephone 01702 385135
Diane McGowan - Appraisal and Rota Support
Telephone 01702 385086