12th March 2019

SOAR OFFLINE on 20th March 2019 from 8pm to 8am

To facilitate the change of wen hosting service provider, SOAR will be taken offline on the evening of 20th March from 8pm to 8am the following morning. Whilst we anticipate that the switch to take no more than 3 or 4 hours, the extra time is to allow us to iron out any unforeseen glitches should they arise.

For those with forthcoming appraisals and had planned to work on SOAR on the evening of 20th March, our sincerest apologies - please consider making alternative arrangements if possible. (We will be as quick as we can.)

Full details available at http://www.appraisal.nes.scot.nhs.uk/news/soar-deployment.aspx

7th February 2019

Scottish Medical Appraisers Conference 2019 - registration open

The 2019 Annual Scottish Medical Appraisers Conference will be held on Friday 10 May 2019 at the EICC. The conference is provided for the Medical Appraiser workforce in Scotland.

Full details available at https://events.nes.scot.nhs.uk/scottish-medical-appraisers-conference/

23rd January 2019

Reflective template to support Work Shadowing

As part of a cross-college initiative to improve working across the interfaces of care, a Reflective Template for Work Shadowing has been developed and is now available on the Medical Appraisal Scotland website. We would appreciate your support on rising awareness of this template and also in discussing work shadowing with your appraisees.

Please visit the Medical Appraisal Scotland website article for more details - http://www.appraisal.nes.scot.nhs.uk/news/workshadowing.aspx

21st December 2018

The 2018 Top 12 Tips for SOAR

In the past 12 months, we have dealt with a little over user 7000 queries on the helpdesk. Similar to last year, we have compiled a Top 12 tips – one for every month – we hope you find this useful.


28th August 2018

Medical Appraisal Scotland - 2017/18 Annual Report

The very latest Annual Report is now available - http://www.appraisal.nes.scot.nhs.uk/i-want-access-to/annual-reports/2018-annual-report.aspx