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Medical Appraiser – NHS England South West

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NHS England South West
South West

NHS England are inviting doctors who are on the performers list to apply to become a Medical Appraiser within NHS England South West (South Gloucester, Bristol, Somerset, Devon, Cornwall and IOS, Dorset, BANES, Gloucester, Swindon & Wiltshire) working within a local geographical location.

We are recruiting for the following areas within the South West and looking for appraisers who are willing to travel and are flexible. We require new appraisers to cover the following areas:







Shepton Mallet (Mendip)

Somerset/Somerset Coast


South Glos



South Hams

South Devon/Teignbridge/Torbay

North Cornwall

East Cornwall

West Cornwall (including Falmouth)

Mid Cornwall

North Devon



The role of GP Medical Appraiser is to appraise General Practitioners in accordance with NHS England Medical Appraisal Policy, specifically:

To carry out appraisals in accordance with GMC guidance and the Revalidation Support Team Medical Appraisal Guide

To ensure that the appraisal covers the whole scope of doctors’ practice

To review progress against the previous years’ PDP and agree with the doctor the current year’s PDP

To ensure that each appraisal summary provides adequate information for the Responsible Officer to make appropriate recommendations regarding revalidation

We are looking for experienced doctors who are currently working as GPs with a minimum of 3 years experience to join our team of appraisers across the South West.

The role would require undertaking between 8 and 20 appraisals per year and attendance at 3 training sessions annually (2 Regional & 1 Locality). Appraisers are paid £546.00 for each appraisal (plus superannuation if relevant).

Kindly note that the closing date for all applications is Tuesday, 15 February 2022 at 4.00 pm

Please return completed application forms to:

Anticipated interview dates are the 4th April, 6th April (AM), 7th April and 11th April 2022 to be held virtually on MS Teams.

Successful applicants will be invited to complete a two-day training course which will be held on the June 22nd and 23rd June which may be held virtually or may be face to face depending on the rules at the time.

For further details please contact:

Lowri Kew (GP Lead Appraiser NHSE South West)

Anisio Veloso (GP Deputy Lead Appraiser NHSE South West)

Jenny Docherty ((GP Deputy Lead Appraiser NHSE South West)

Lynne Bradshaw (Appraisal and Revalidation Manager) or 07976961909

Attachments for this job advert

Competency framework for medical appraisers appendix 3.docx

Medical Appraiser Application form 2022 V5 17 01 22.docx

Monitoring Information V2 05.01.2022.docx