Fitness to Practise documents

You can find guidance, forms and factsheets in this section.

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Here you can find out when and how to make a referral and the form to use if you are an employer, a Higher Education Institution, a member of public or a colleague.

Our factsheets help workers to understand the fitness to practise process from investigation through to outcome.

The Thresholds Policy sets out what referrals we will investigate and what we consider when a case is closed before an outcome is reached. It also explains why a Temporary Order may be imposed in certain situations.

The Decisions Guidance helps decision makers (SSSC staff and Panels) reach fair and proportionate decisions, ensures consistency and transparency and helps those going through the process to understand how decisions are made.