How to record and evidence practice-related feedback for revalidation
Evidence & Practice    

How to record and evidence practice-related feedback for revalidation

Lyn Middleton Senior nurse, Revalidation Team, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, South East Wales.
Denise Llewellyn Executive director of nursing, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Headquarters, St. Cadoc’s Hospital, Caerleon, South East Wales.

Rationale and key points

This is the fourth in a series of eight articles providing information about the Nursing and Midwifery Council revalidation process. This article focuses on recording five examples of practice-related feedback for revalidation.

Feedback encourages individuals to assess and improve their practice.

Feedback enhances communication and interpersonal skills.

Reflective activity

How to revalidate articles can help to update your practice and provide information about the revalidation process, including how you can record and evidence practice-related feedback for revalidation. Reflect on and write a short account of:

How your practice will change as a result of obtaining feedback from patients and colleagues.

How you could use this article to educate your colleagues.

Subscribers can update their reflective accounts at

Nursing Standard. doi: 10.7748/ns.2016.e10514


Peer review

All articles are subject to external double-blind peer review and checked for plagiarism using automated software.

Received: 05 April 2016

Accepted: 17 June 2016

Published online: 28 June 2016