Resources for Appraisers
Appraisals restart in September 2020
What to do when you receive notification of an appraisal allocation
Clarity and RMS are sending out notifications, You will receive a copy of the email sent by RMS to the appraisee.
It is the appraisees responsibility to contact you. Some appraisees may want more information about the new appraisal process. You can use or adapt this standard response developed by the area team.
Please note that although it is said that appraisees may ask for deferral of the appraisal, the criteria are no different now to pre-COVID. The area team will be sympathetic when good reasons are provided.
Pre and post appraisal forms SAG Templates
If your appraisee is not using an electronic tool, then you might want him/her to complete a pre-appraisal form and use our Appraisal Summary template (SAG).
Many appraisers the SAG template useful as a prompt to use during the appraisal and to record a draft of the summary before uploading the final version. You can download it here
You need to have an appraiser appraisal every 3 years. During the COVID era, these are on hold until further notice
During the COVID era, the local appraiser group meetings will be held virtually. You will receive invites from your Senior Appraisers
Vital info on appraisals from around the country
The appraisers' network, NHS England, has issued a series of Medical Appraisal Position Statements to appraisal authorities and employing/contracting authorities on varied topics such as the conduct of appraisals, duties of authorities, appraiser trainer. They aim to clarify areas of uncertainty and promote consistency so appraisers should find them helpful.