Tribunals Service – new Practice Statement

The Tribunals Service has issued a Practice Statement on the “Delegation of functions to Staff and to Registrars on or after 10 June 2014”.

Please click here to view the statement.

This includes the ability to appoint a legal representative for the patient under rule 11(7).

The association has been informed that the rule 11(7) appointment will include a direction that the representative is to have unfettered access to medical records and that this will happen in the coming weeks and months.