Restarting appraisals letter from the Chief Medical Officer (Prof. Powis, September 2020)
Key points for doctors (AMRC, August 2020)
Input-light appraisal template (AMRC, August 2020)
FAQs (National Working Group, September 2020)
Medical Appraisal Guide 2020 (AMRC, August 2020)
Support for doctors (National Working Group, September 2020
ALL APPRAISALS SUSPENDED UNTIL 1st OCTOBER 2020 at the earliest.
There is a lot of information and resources available about COVID-19 from the usual trustworthy sources:
Royal College of General practitioners
The RCGP's entire eLearning content is freely available until 30 June 2020 to support all returning GPs and primary healthcare professionals in the response to COVID-19.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has a dedicated page full of COVID-19 advice.
The page includes
General Medical Council
The GMC has a dedicated page about their services in the light of the coronavirus emergency which includes information on:
The letter to Responsible Officers (National Medical Director NHS England and NHS Improvement, 19th March 2020) is the official notification that appraisals are suspended.
Their Suspension of appraisal and revalidation during Covid-19 pandemic: frequently asked questions (NHSE, March 2020) expands on the letter.
There is a dedicated page on Coronavirus guidance for clinicians and NHS mangers from NHS England packed with links to official documents.
You can subscribe to their Primary Care Bulletin for frequent updates on COVID-19.