How we make decisions

Our decision makers use a range of guidance to help them come to a conclusion on investigations, all of which is based on our primary legislation, the Medical Act and the Fitness to Practise Rules. You can find the guidance our decision makers use below.

Deciding whether to open an investigation

Interim orders guidance

Types of allegations

Warnings and the Investigation Committee

Referring doctors for assessments

Making a decision at the end of an investigation

Monitoring undertakings

Other guidance

Referring doctors to other organisations

Page last updated 07/01/2019