The Discipline Committee holds hearings in cases in which a Midwife, has been referred by the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee because of the serious nature of the alleged professional misconduct and/or incompetence.
The Discipline Committee consists of members of the public and the profession; Discipline panels are appointed from the committee and must be composed of at least two public members of the Council of the College and at least one professional member of Council. The panel has a designated chairperson and is responsible for writing its own decision and reasons.
To read or obtain a copy of the Discipline Committee’s Rules of Procedure, please click here.
For information on Discipline Hearing Decorum please click here.