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Who makes the decisions?

Tribunal members

Tribunal members make interim orders tribunal and medical practitioners tribunal decisions.

We have around 300 tribunal members, appointed through open competition, who have medical or non-medical (lay) backgrounds.

We appoint three tribunal members to each tribunal.

What they do

Tribunal members: 

  • make impartial decisions based on the evidence
  • give reasons for their decisions and follow legislation.

Who they are