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Professor Pauline McAvoy

Professor Pauline McAvoy

Associate Health Consultant

Pauline retired as Medical Director of NCAS in January 2014 having spent 10 years developing and leading programmes of workplace based assessment for doctors, dentists and pharmacists whose performance had given cause for concern. In addition to her NCAS work, Pauline has had considerable experience of managing performance concerns having previously been a Trust Medical Director and a Health Authority Chief Executive.

Pauline has an international reputation for her work in the assessment of clinical performance and has published widely on the subject.  She was a member of the team who developed the Performance Procedures for the GMC and continues to lead the GMC's programme for the training of performance assessors. She is also an Adviser to the Medical Council of Ireland and to the EBMA (European Board of Medical Assessors). She has a particular interest in factors affecting performance including team dysfunction.