This site is intended for healthcare professionals

This activity is hosted on the site of our educational partner

You will be connecting to our educational partner, which controls its own content, practices, and other policies.

You will be connecting to our educational partner, which controls its own content, practices, and other policies.

  • Overview
  • Activity
  • Post-Test
  • Evaluation
  • Claim Credit
Preparing for appraisal as a GP locum

Preparing for appraisal as a GP locum

This course is available for purchase as part of a subscription:



Time to Complete

0.25 hours


March 23, 2018


March 23, 2018

Programme Description

Dr Anna Cumisky provides an overview of what to consider when preparing for appraisal as a locum or sessional GP. Key learning points include the need to reflect to help your practice improve, and how to organise multisource and patient feedback when working as a locum.

Educational Objectives

After reading this article, GPs should be better able to:
  • Reflect on how appraisal applies to them
  • Plan ahead for collecting relevant information from practices
  • Consider the types of quality improvement activity that may be suitable
  • Seek advice about aspects of appraisal that they are unsure about
  • Author

    Activity author
    Dr Anna Cumisky
    Locum GP


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.25 learning credits (0.25 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required