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Resource for doctors: medical practitioners tribunals

Our medical practitioners 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 medical practitioners tribunal hearings work and what decisions they can make
  • 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 find out what to expect before, during and after a medical practitioners tribunal. 
Who is this guide for?
The guide is for doctors attending a medical practitioners tribunal hearing – particularly those who will represent themselves.