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Resource for doctors: interim orders tribunals

Our interim orders tribunal guide is for doctors – particularly those who intend to represent themselves. It explains the hearing step by step and your options for support and representation.

You'll learn:

  • how interim orders tribunal hearings work and the decisions the tribunal can make
  • your options for representation and support 
  • how to prepare for your hearing
  • what happens before, during and after your hearing.

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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.

Why read this guide?
You'll understand the hearing process for interim orders tribunals. 
What this guide covers
We explain each stage of a interim orders tribunal and highlight support available.