Resource for doctors: IOT hearings
This guide is for doctors — particularly those who intend to represent themselves at an IOT hearing.
It explains the hearing process step by step and your options for support and representation.
- how IOT hearings work and the possible outcomes
- options for representation and support
- how to prepare for your hearing
- what happens before, during and after your hearing
This guide does not constitute legal advice. It's important you urgently seek advice from your medical defence organisation or a legal professional if you wish to do so.