Conduct and Hearings: Hearings
Care Council for Wales Conduct Rules
The Care Council for Wales, which govern the conduct process, says (Conduct Rules 2011, Schedule 1, 8(1)) that Conduct Committee hearings should be held in public unless the Conduct Committee decides that there are exceptional circumstances which justify the hearing or part of it being held in private.
Even where a Conduct Committee decides to hear a case in private, the outcome has to be announced in public. The public have a right to attend any part of a hearing that takes place in public. To enable members of the public to attend and observe a hearing, should they wish to do so, the Care Council will publish information in advance of a hearing, including the date, time and venue of the hearing and the name of the registrant concerned.
Conduct Committee hearings are open to the public. If you wish to observe a Conduct Committee hearing please contact the Committee Management team via email at email@example.com
The Media / Press
If you are a member of the media / press and would like further information regarding the hearing process or a specific case, please contact the Communications Team on 02920 780 634 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that to avoid prejudicing cases, the Care Council is only able to release minimum information regarding cases in advance of a hearing.
If you would like to observe a hearing, please contact the Communications Team in advance at email@example.com
For further information please contact the Committee Management team.
Telephone: 02920 780 537