25 February 2021

Speaking Up consultation – comment on our draft response

The College is inviting members to provide final comments on our draft response to the GOC's Speaking Up consultation.

The College is inviting members to provide final comments on our draft response to the GOC's Speaking Up consultation. Please take a look at our draft response which has been based on member feedback and use the form below to have your say by Friday 5 March. We will read and consider all responses before our submission to the GOC. 

The GOC's Speaking Up guidance is designed to support registrants to speak up about concerns, particularly those affecting patient and public safety.

Read the College's draft response. 

Our timeline

10 March: We will respond to the GOC, and share our final submission with you.

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