Health, Education and Social Care Chamber tribunal rules

Procedure rules for how tribunal cases are handled in the Health, Education and Social Care Chamber.

Applies to England and Wales



Includes rules on how to appeal, how hearings are conducted, and how the tribunal reaches decisions.

The rules are used in the following types of case:

  • mental health
  • special educational needs and disability
  • care standards
  • primary health lists

These rules, in effect from September 2014, include changes made to the original rules since 2008.

Published 1 September 2014
Last updated 14 October 2020 + show all updates
  1. Rules updated.

  2. First-tier Tribunal (Health, Education and Social Care Chamber) Rules: consolidated version published.

  3. Document swapped for latest version

  4. First published.