Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales appointed

The Rt Hon Sir Ian Burnett has been appointed the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales from 2 October 2017.

How your medical career can benefit from sitting on a tribunal

“The role is interesting, but demanding, and hopefully a beneficial way of using your existing skills and developing some new ones. You fit the cases around your practice. You make decisions which are significant; both to the people involved, and to the wider public.”

Dr Frank Holloway, Fee-paid Medical Member of the First-tier Tribunal, Health, Education and Social Care Chamber. 

Find out about our upcoming medical member recruitment

19 selections in progress

Sitting on a tribunal gives you an insight into the legal world

“As the medical member I have an additional responsibility to interpret and explain medical terms and diagnoses to the other members. The judge has a similar role in applying the law and explaining legal issues”.

Dr Vanessa Rogers, Salaried Medical Member of the First-tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber

Find out about the upcoming medical member recruitment

9 forthcoming vacancies