Professional behaviour and fitness to practise

External complaints

  1. When the medical school and university procedures for an appeal have been exhausted, students have a right to pursue a complaint with the relevant student ombudsman or equivalent. For the four countries of the UK these are:
  2. These bodies will carry out an impartial review of a student's complaint and will focus on whether the medical school and university have followed their own procedures. They will also consider whether decisions were reasonable, evidence-based and justified. You can find further information specific for the relevant country on the ombudsmen's websites.