The new NHS framework for handling performance concerns

Hosp Med. 2004 Feb;65(2):112-5. doi: 10.12968/hosp.2004.65.2.12071.


There have recently been important changes in the procedures for handling performance issues among medical and dental employees. The author explains the background, explores the practicalities, and discusses the challenges and unresolved issues for medical managers.

MeSH terms

  • Clinical Competence / standards*
  • Consultants
  • Dental Staff / standards*
  • Education, Medical, Continuing
  • Employee Discipline
  • Humans
  • Medical Staff, Hospital / standards*
  • Professional Misconduct
  • State Medicine / standards*
  • United Kingdom