Guidance

Medical regulation: responsible officer guidance

Guidance on the role of responsible officer for doctors, organisations, and responsible officers.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Document

The Role of Responsible Officer: Closing the gap in Medical Regulation - Responsible Officer Guidance

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Details

This document is designed to provide guidance to three main audiences:

  • doctors licensed with the General Medical Council
  • all doctors taking on roles as responsible officers
  • all organisations designated (by the Secretary of State for Health) as having to nominate or appoint a responsible officer in England, Scotland and Wales.
Published 26 July 2010