Guidance for Patients
This report is based on information from approximately 2,000 complaints heard by the Medical Council between 2008 -2012.
This document tells you what happens when you are called to give evidence at inquiries before the Fitness to Practise Committee of the Medical Council.
This booklet tells you what to do if you want to make a complaint about a doctor. If you are not satisfied with your doctor, or if you have concerns about the behaviour, conduct, practice or health of a doctor, you can contact the Medical Council.
This leaflet provides information on the Medical Council Fitness to Practise Inquiry process including who attends and what to expect.
Answers to your questions on Professional Competence.
An information leaflet for patients on the Councils performance procedures for Doctors
This guide assists doctors in maintaining the highest possible standards of professional conduct and ethics and is also important for patients so they are aware of level of professional standards they should expect from their doctor.
Dr Deidre Madden, Chair of the Ethics Working Group, introduces a section by section overview of the Guide.
Dr Deidre Madden, Chair of the Ethics Working Group, speaks about Section C of the Guide.
The guide assists doctors in maintaining the highest possible standards of professional conduct and ethics.
Professor Freddie Wood to medical practitioners relating to an update of Paragraph 21 in January 2014
Our Annual Reports outline the key activities and achievements of the Medical Council over the course of each year.