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Professional references

We ask you to provide us with up to two professional reference forms to support your application. We require at least one professional reference form in order to assess your application.

The professional reference should be given by someone who has been your supervisor/line manager or otherwise responsible for you in a professional capacity. We cannot consider a reference provided by someone who is related to you by birth, marriage or a relationship similar to marriage.

We will consider all forms of reference, whether a simple statement about your time in practice or a more detailed statement about the nature of your practice. You must use the professional reference form(s) and additional sheets as necessary.

We ask you to complete the first section of the professional reference form before you send the form to your referee.

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