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.
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