This Role of Experts in Disciplinary Complaints training programme for Professional Regulators covers the following topics:
- Understanding the statutory role of regulators and their governing legislation
- What acting in the public interest means
- The complaints process and stages under various governing legislation
- The statutory grounds of complaint
- The definition of professional misconduct and poor professional performance
- The implication of the Supreme Court’s judgment in Corbally v Medical Council 2015
- Understanding what serious means in the context of complaints
- The definition, role and duties of expert witnesses
- The role of screening committees in the investigation of complaints
- Understanding what is required of experts at the screening stage of the complaints process
- The role of expert witnesses at the inquiry stage of the complaints process
- Understanding the expert’s brief
- What is required of the expert’s report?
- Who is entitled to see the expert’s report and what are they entitled to see?
- Experts giving evidence at an inquiry – what is required of them?
- The expert’s preparation for an inquiry
- Expert’s testimony - do’s and don’ts
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