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An assessment centre for psychiatrists

  • Philip Sugarman (a1), Graeme Yorston (a1) and Diane Wyman (a1)
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An assessment centre is a widely accepted management technique for the effective and fair selection of candidates for employment and promotion. In an era of evidence-based medicine, their adoption for clinicians must surely be overdue. We report our positive experience of introducing assessment centres at St Andrew's Healthcare, a UK mental health charity. The involvement of service users and members of the multidisciplinary team proved invaluable to the success of this innovation.

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An assessment centre for psychiatrists

  • Philip Sugarman (a1), Graeme Yorston (a1) and Diane Wyman (a1)
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