This audit is part of an ongoing programme of work undertaken by the GMC to ensure that our fitness to practise procedures are fair, consistent and robust. This review will examine key aspects of our fitness to practise procedures in this respect. Specifically, it will consider whether the decisions made by our staff at key stages of our investigation process are consistent with the guidance provided to them to help them reach these decisions. NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=217395. The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx. Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.