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Professor Nigel Sparrow: 'Revalidation should be enjoyable'

Pulse spoke to Professor Nigel Sparrow, chair of the RCGP Professional Development Board, at the RCGP annual conference. He argued revalidation will be ‘enjoyable’ for GPs - but agreed that appraisal variation between PCTs is ‘unfair’

Professor Nigel Sparrow: 'Revalidation should be enjoyable'

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  • andrew Field

    This says it all: the geeks in charge of the RCGP couldn't be more out of touch with grassroots GPs and lacking in perspective regarding what normal doctors find enjoyable. My suggestion to Professor Sparrow is to fly back to his hedgerow, get a life and keep his nose out of mine.

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  • I agree. Revalidation has been imposed upon us and is ridiculously time consuming and not in the least enjoyable. He obviously has too much time on his hands. Get a life.

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  • it's always difficult to accept change. but if we do not change, change will change us.

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