Our Committees & Panels

Various committees and panels help the Council with its work.

We have three main committees:

  • Executive Committee
  • Fitness to Practise Committee
  • Education & Training Committee

One other committee helps the Council with its work:

  • Finance and Resources Committee

All committees make recommendations to Council and carry out the functions conferred on them by Council.

The Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day running of the Council through line management of the Registrar. The executive works with the Registrar to make sure that Council work is carried out to a high standard.

Fitness to Practise Committee

The Fitness to Practise Committee advises Council on policy and strategy related to fitness to practise issues. Its members may also take part in fitness to practise proceedings as members of a Fitness to Practise panel when concerns are raised about a registrant’s fitness to practise.

Education & Training Committee

The Education & Training Committee advises the Council on matters relating to education and training for each profession regulated by the CAHSC.  These include:

  • standards of competence
  • training courses which meet our standards
  • standards for CPD

Finance and Resources Committee

The Finance and Resources Committee makes recommendations to the Council on matters relating to the financial management of the Council.


The Council may also set up various panels to help it with its work as required. These include:

  • Appeals panels
  • Investigation panels
  • Fitness to practise panels