19 MRS – Personal development

Main Scale

The doctor does not read medical literature regularly and avoids going to medical meetings. He/she does not always meet consultants on domiciliary visits. He/she is reluctant to be criticised or to take part in evaluation. The doctor continues to learn, by keeping up to date with books and journals, making good use of postgraduate meetings, domiciliary visits, and critical assessment, by self or peers, of his or her own work.
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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) At meetings (l) contributes usefully.
(b) Demonstrates preparation for the subject by reading or research.
(c) Shows that. he/she has benefited from courses.
(d) Values in-practice educational activities (2).
(e) an in discussion, by self-evaluation, or peer review, identify gaps in his/her competence.
(f) Undertakes on a regular basis, audit projects (into such areas as prescribing, follow up, consulting skills and disposition).

(1) Including for the trainee, tutorials.
(2) Including for the trainee, tutorials and project work.



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