|1. Firstly can you tell me a bit about yourself and your practice?|
|2. Can you please tell us a bit about your experience with supervising registrars?|
|3. When did you start supervising and how was it that you started?||Choice, landed in it incidentally, did you always want to do it? Why did you start supervising?|
|4. What sets you apart from other GP supervisors?||Can you think of colleagues who you think are/were good supervisors and reflect on your own practice that way?|
|5. What is your approach to supervising?||What makes it good quality - prompt try to pin down to skills that could be trained, rather than just personality factors?|
|6. How did you learn this approach? Did you use any specific resources?||
Nothing I just did it, reflective practice/experiential learning, off the job training or specific professional development that they might have done, observing professional colleagues.|
Were any of the resources particularly useful?
|7. Does your general practice impact the quality of your supervision in any way? How?||
The way the practice is set up, the colleagues, patients.|
What is the ideal general practice environment for high quality supervision? Contrast any experience of changing practices on supervision work, any impact, also rural versus metropolitan.
|8. To what extent do any registrar attributes impact on the quality of your supervision? How?||
Different types of registrars|
Contrast the impact of different registrars, adapting to different learner styles, personalities, specific issues.
|9. Was there ever a time you felt like quitting the supervision role? Tell me about it.||Things that left you feeling burnt out or where the gain wasn’t worth the effort, why didn’t you quit and what helped?|
|10. How do you think supervision of registrars changed over the course of your career?||Any impact on the types of skills needed to be an effective supervisor. Have registrars changed over time, and why?|
|11. What do you think are the skills that contemporary supervisors need?|