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Information about hearings

Upcoming hearings, outcomes and information for social workers, witnesses, representatives and journalists. 

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Social workers

This guidance is for social workers who have had a concern raised against them that is going to a hearing.

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Witnesses

This guidance is for people giving evidence at a hearing, either for us or in support of the social worker's defence.

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Hearing listings and decisions

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Representatives

This guidance is for representatives of social workers at fitness to practise hearings.

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Support for people involved in fitness to practise proceedings

If you need support, including financial, legal and emotional, these organisations may be able to help you.

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Detailed guidance

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Reporting on hearings

More information about reporting on hearings and what you can and cannot do.

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