16 MRS – Professionalism 1: Availability

Main Scale

Many patients find the doctor is someone who is difficult to make genuine contact with. The doctor is openly available and patients consult him/her readily.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Has little understanding of this. Attempts to do this but is not yet skilful and sometimes runs into difficulty. Attempts to do this and is usually successful but recognises his/her limitations. Perfect


The doctor:

Rarely Occas
Often Usually
(a) Is punctual.
(b) Uses consulting time with proper flexibility.
(c) .Accepts and adjusts to variations in workload.

Notes for raters

This area of behaviour is best assessed by direct observation together with feedback from practice staff.



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