HeART Appraisal Framework: The RCN accredited framework that ticks all the boxes

RCN Accredited HeART Appraisal FrameworkCould you benefit from an RCN accredited framework that meets all requirements for appraisal in one application?

The HeART Appraisal Framework is designed to help you to:

  • Understand the process of appraisal and how to effectively manage it
  • Stay up-to-date with appraisal developments and best practice approaches
  • Complete and evidence of statutory and mandatory and developmental training

Most importantly, it will enable your healthcare organisation to develop, manage and conduct strengthened, robust and quality appraisals for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals. Its ultimate aim is to facilitate the improvement and delivery of high-quality patient care by enabling employers to ensure that healthcare professionals are fully trained, highly skilled, up-to-date and fit to practice.

The HeART Appraisal Framework

Firmly built on the principles of Nursing Practice, the Framework consists of four key elements: Training, online learning, events and information management software.


Individual stakeholders may use one or several elements of the Framework to successfully complete their role in that appraisal process. At organisational level, the sum of the parts is required to complete an optimal appraisal process.

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