Cancelling hearings

Reference: HEA-9

Last Updated 28/07/2017


A Chair of the Fitness to Practise Committee has the power to decide that a hearing should be cancelled and the matter closed.1

We will ask the Chair to make this decision at a preliminary meeting and the referrer must be given the opportunity to comment on the request.

1 Rule 33 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (Fitness to Practise) Rules 2004