Why people hate appraisals

Learn the best way to handle staff appraisals and the key dos and don'ts 

This P3 Business CPD module is on how to conduct a well-rounded appraisal.



To examine the benefits of effective performance appraisals to your pharmacy business


  • Outline the purpose of a regular staff appraisal
  • Review the process of preparing for and taking part in an appraisal - from the manager’s perspective
  • Review the appraisal process from the employee’s perspective
  • Prepare a plan for the appraisal discussion so that it is comprehensive and two-way.

Contributing author:

Liam Stapleton, MRPharmS, ACCP, BSc(hons), PGDip, independent consultant

About this module

Pharmacy needs strong managers, effective leaders and people with the right skills to drive the profession forward. With this in mind, P3 Business CPD modules are written as practical learning tools for use by anyone in the pharmacy team.

Continuing professional development (CPD) is a statutory requirement for pharmacists. Completion of the module will contribute to the nine pieces of CPD that must be recorded in a year, as stipulated by the GPhC.

Record your learning and how you applied it in your practice using the action and evaluation record at the end of this module, which will then be stored in your personal learning log. You must be registered on the website to do this.