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Medical appraisal and revalidation – humbug or value for money?

What benefit really comes from wealth-transfer schemes accrediting the “excellence” of individuals? Show us the before and after distribution curves for doctors’ performance change. “My latest subs tally was the equivalent of almost a quarter of my salary.”

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Educational “events” have only a small part in how doctors learn

The BMJ reports that Continuing Medical Education is devoid of evidence that it works.  Like accreditation.  Why, in recent years, has everything been build on items of faith for which there is no evidence?  Regimes like training records, CPD and revalidation … Continue reading

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Connect the dots

David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science, writes that EU red tape is now getting in the way of scientific progress. Criticising some of the old fashioned red tape, he misses the ISO accreditation scam that the BSI gave the world.  … Continue reading

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