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Drafting and Reviewing Terms of Reference for a formal investigation (under MHPS)

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This presentation has been designed to give you help write good Terms of Reference or at the very least recognise a set of poor ones.

We’ll tell you about:

  • How to go about creating ‘good’ terms of reference
  • How to avoid language that might bias the outcome of the investigation
  • How to challenge poor terms of reference
  • And what to do if new evidence comes to light during an investigation that might mean the terms of reference need to be changed.

What that means for you is that by the end of the presentation you’ll be able to:

  • Consider and assess a set of ToR to determine whether they meet best practice, namely that they contain concise, appropriately worded boundaries detailing the level of specificity required to undertake a full investigation about a practice related concern.

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