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A guide to fitness to practise

Our approach to fitness to practise


This guidance explains our approach at Social Work England to carrying out fitness to practise investigations. It has been designed primarily to help social workers and employers of social workers but may also be helpful to other interested parties.

View or download the fitness to practise guide

Last updated: 6 January 2020