A taste of what's to come? A UK GP lets rip on revalidation


UK GP Dr Paul Attwood discusses the travails of the UK's controversial revalidation scheme.

Perhaps it was complacency or inattention that allowed the appraisal process to get started for all UK doctors 11 years ago.

After all, GPs had just secured a new contract and lost 24/7 responsibility for patient care, and had received a substantial pay rise.

Life was looking good, so why not allow something that looked benign enough and was supposed to prevent another Harold Shipman? Or so we