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Jane Bates: Please don’t make me ask ‘How did I do?’

The awkward process of gaining feedback for revalidation is proving something of a headache for Jane Bates.
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The awkward process of gaining feedback for revalidation is proving something of a headache for Jane Bates

Here I am, gaunt, twitching with stress, and bug-eyed. Just another nurse revalidating, in other words.

As I am such an IT dinosaur, the second-worst thing about the process is having to submit it online. The third-worst is having to corral colleagues for input, in the middle of holiday time.

But worst of all is the feedback from patients. I don’t know about you, but I find it difficult, nay impossible, to ask a patient to feedback on my ‘performance’. What if they thought I was only treating them well for the sake of a glowing report?

Embarrassing

When a patient is leaving your care,

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