Requests for panel members for capability and job planning appeals

This page provides employers with information on how to request a chair or third panel member for capability or job planning appeals.

4 April 2023

At present, requests for capability appeal panel chairs and job planning appeal panel third members are being managed by NHS Employers.

Please email doctors and dentists with your request to have a chair for a capability appeal panel or third panel member for a job planning appeal.

Capability appeal panel chairs

Please include any information you have regarding the date, time, and location of the capability appeal panel hearing.

NHS Employers will then contact a suitable chair to confirm availability before putting you in contact with them.

Job planning appeal panel third members

Please confirm your organisation and region when contacting us about a job planning appeal. 

NHS Employers will inform you of those registered in your area so that you can contact them directly about their availability.

Further guidance and register to be a third panel member

View our guidance summarising the role and responsibilities of a third panel member.

Register with us to become a third panel member for job planning appeals.