Fitness to Practise Documents

On 31 January 2022, the BPC introduced the Fitness to Practise Procedure. For all complaints or concerns raised with the BPC post-31 January 2022, the new Fitness to Practise Procedure will apply.

For complaints or concerns received prior to 31 January 2022, the existing 2016 Complaints Procedure will continue to apply until the complaint has been concluded. To view a copy of the 2016 Complaints Procedure, please click here

Fitness to Practise Documents

Fitness to Practise Procedure
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Appendix 1 - Acceptance Criteria
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Appendix 2 - Screening Committee Guidance
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Appendix 3 - Warnings Policy & Guidance
- (148 KB PDF)
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Appendix 4 - Decision Review
- (145 KB PDF)
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Appendix 5 - Interim Orders Guidance
- (312 KB PDF)
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Appendix 6 - Agreed Panel Disposal
- (153 KB PDF)
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Appendix 7 - Fitness to Practise Rules
- (202 KB PDF)
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Appendix 8 - Indicative Sanctions Guidance
- (310 KB PDF)
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Appendix 9 - MIs Role in the Implementation of Sanctions
- (141 KB PDF)
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Guidance for Witnesses
- (198 KB PDF)
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Guidance for Registrants
- (223 KB PDF)
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Declarations Guidance
- (186 KB PDF)
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