Appeals

If you want to appeal against a decision we've made, follow the guides below to understand our processes and how to contact us. Our Appeals team is independent of the registration process and aims to provide an impartial and fair service.

Specialist or GP registration

Find out how to appeal our decision on your application to the Specialist Register or GP Register, or failure to issue a decision.

Refusal to grant a licence to practise

Find out how to appeal our decision to refuse a licence to practise due to lack of evidence of the necessary knowledge of English to practise.


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Appealing a medical practitioners tribunal decision

Looking for information and guidance about hearings? Find out how to appeal a decision by a medical practitioners tribunal to take you off the register.

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Medical Act 1983

The Medical Act 1983 provides information about appealing Registration and Specialist Registration application decisions, as well as licence to practise and revalidation decisions.