Responsible officers

The Medical Profession (Responsible Officer) Regulations came into force on 1 January 2011 and were amended on 1 April 2013 (The Medical Profession (Responsible Officers) (Amendment) Regulations 2013). The regulations require all designated bodies to nominate or appoint a responsible officer (RO).

In the following pages you will find a range of information relating to the responsible officer role including the regulations (in the link above), guidance and sample job descriptions: