Supporting appraisals: a simpler KSF


15 / 11 / 2010

Effective appraisals are a central part of employment practice, leading to improved staff performance, higher staff satisfaction and better patient outcomes. Following an independent review, the Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF) has been simplified to provide an easy-to-use tool that trusts can tailor, to support staff development as part of appraisals. This briefing outlines the simplified KSF, its role in appraisals and how trusts are adapting the KSF and increasing appraisal rates.

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