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Effective Appraisals

24 January 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Times: 09:30 – 16:00
Food is provided at this event.


Mr Kevin Chard

9:15- 9:30 Coffee and Registration

9:30 – 4pm training day

Effective Appraisals

Are you new to managing and never run an appraisal before? Or do you feel your appraisal system needs a rethink, or needs to be refreshed? Maybe you don’t like running appraisals, and don’t feel you and your team benefit from them?  If so, this 1 day programme will be an ideal opportunity to look at best practice, and update your skills.  This course is suitable for anyone running appraisals including nurses

Programme Content

  • Why do we do appraisals?
  • Remind yourself and refocus on the benefit of appraisals
  • Defining the excellent performance manager
  • Understand what an excellent performance manager knows, thinks likes and does well
  • Performance management
  • Recognise what’s important to a manager of performance, and how to be effective at performance management
  • Appraisal and performance management
  • Understand the place of appraisal in the performance management cycle and what it is and isn’t for. Understand the “no surprises” philosophy.
  • Communication Skills for appraisals
  • Focus on the skills of questioning and listening in the context of appraisals
  • Understanding your appraisal system
  • Share and compare your system to those of your colleagues, understand the pros and cons of your process
  • Effective feedback
  • Understand how to frame effective feedback
  • Developing Others
  • Become familiar with different methods of developing your team members –  e.g. mentoring, coaching, observing, training, learning journals etc.
  • Appraisal Practice
  • Practical simulation of running an appraisal

Feedback from a nurse who attended training by Kevin Chard  in January 2018

“Engaging & well run. Trainer kept the room interested! V good course”


Location details

Wessex LMCs
Churchill House, 122-124 Hursley Road, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, SO53 1JG

Is the training accessible to wheelchairs? Yes


Main contact

Name: Giselle Thornton

Email: giselle.thornton@wessexlmcs.org.uk

Phone: 023 8025 3874

If you have any communication or mobility needs that the event organisers need to be aware of please contact them  in advance of the course to let them know.

All delegate fees are non-refundable.  However, if it has been agreed that a refund is possible, it will be subject to an administration charge of £5 if the delegate fee is £100 or less, or £10 if the delegate fee is more than £100.

Book online

How to make your booking: Please click on the website link below for booking details



All GPs and members of staff working within GP practices in the Wessex LMCs’ catchment area. £110.00
Non-members £150.00
BaNES Practices ONLY £0.00


24 January 2019
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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