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Virtual fitness to practise hearings: a guide for registrants and witnesses

Remote FtP proceedings are here to stay – find out what this could mean for you

What every NMC registrant needs to know about FtP hearings that are conducted remotely rather than face-to-face

  • Online hearings for fitness to practise cases were introduced as a COVID-19 pandemic measure, but the NMC has now adopted them as a long-term approach
  • Read about the benefits and drawbacks of participating in proceedings from your own home rather than in an NMC office building
  • Find out the steps you can take to ensure you are fully prepared to participate in a remote FtP panel hearing

Remote fitness to practise (FtP) hearings were introduced to limit the need for people to gather in one place, as part of emergency measures introduced by the Nursing and

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