In this section we present the key information that a responsible officer will need to manage effective processes within their designated body. Explore the left hand menu for more information, links and guidance for responsible officers. If you have any questions, suggestions or comments, please contact us
This page lists the key documents that responsible officers will need to be familiar with.
Organisational Readiness Self Assessment (ORSA) tool (March 2012)
The following documents are some example policies and job descriptions developed by designated bodies. These are examples only and we are very grateful to the organisations concerned for sharing this material with us. Please feel free to review these and adapt for your own organisational use. If you have an example policy or other material that you would be willing to share, please contact us.
Example appraisal policy 1 (with thanks to NHS London).
Example appraisal policy 2 (with thanks to City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust).
Example appraisal policy 3 (with thanks to NHS Yorkshire and Humber).
Example appraisal policy 4 (with thanks to Wales Revalidation and Appraisal Implementation Group).
Responding to concerns example policy 1 (Primary Care) (with thanks to NHS East London and the City).
Responding to concerns example policy 2 (Primary Care) (with thanks to NHS North East Primary Care Services Agency).
Responding to concerns example policy 3 (with thanks to NHS Leicester City, Leicestershire County and Rutland).
Responding to concerns example procedure 1 (with thanks to NHS Leicester City, Leicestershire County and Rutland).