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Team reviews retrospective

NHS Resolution’s Practitioner Performance Advice service has developed its team reviews over the last five years. Where concerns relate to how members of a clinical team interact with each other, we can undertake a team review to: identify any barriers to resolving the issues which …

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Bullying and harassment reported in our advice cases: an overview

It is a sad fact that bullying and harassment are reported to be prevalent issues within the health and social care sector. The 2019 NHS staff survey showed that 19% of staff have experienced bullying or harassment in the last year from colleagues. According to …

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Insights from 10 years of supporting the management of exclusions in England

Overview NHS Resolution’s Practitioner Performance Advice service has a unique perspective on exclusions of doctors and dentists within the NHS. NHS organisations are expected to seek advice from the Practitioner Performance Advice service when considering a formal exclusion and if an exclusion extends beyond 12 …


Back on track: a good practice guide

This publication sets out how our Practitioner Performance Advice approaches work with practitioners for whom further training is required to resolve concerns about their practice and/or behaviours. Please note: A lot of the content is out of date, particularly the descriptions of NHS and primary …


How to conduct a local performance investigation

This publication provides guidance for healthcare organisations about conducting local investigations into a practitioner’s performance or conduct. Please note: A lot of the content is out of date and there is no reference to the Responsible Officer role.  However, we are making this available (until …

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Findings from clinical performance assessments

Practitioner Performance Advice undertakes a range of assessment services to assist in the resolution of performance concerns about doctors, dentists and pharmacists. Here we present the findings of 102 clinical performance assessments during financial years 2013/14 to 2019/20 to share important insights from this core …

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Research into concerns raised by healthcare organisations about practitioners

Practitioner Performance Advice will be launching a new and important programme to share research and insights drawn from our work to support healthcare organisations in better understanding, managing and resolving concerns about doctors, dentists or pharmacists.   Our initial work on this programme is already …

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