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

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3 open vacancies

What it’s like to be the medical member on a tribunal

“It's a lovely collegiate tribunal with the lawyers, service members and doctors all working really well together. One of the things I enjoy the most is the breadth of the medical cases I see.”

Michael Frampton, Fee-paid Medical Member of the First-tier Tribunal, War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation Chamber

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19 selections in progress

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. 

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10 forthcoming vacancies