The NMC has improved the investigation process of referral cases by trying to gather as much information as possible from all parties involved around context.
What led up to events?
What other things happened?
Is there anything unusual that happened which made the situation worse?
This is by no means to lessen your professional responsibility over incidents but does allow the NMC to gather better intelligence in order to reach the right decision on your case.
You should always get your legal representative to check this response before sending it – here are the questions they will ask you to respond to. If you haven’t been sent this response form then you can request it via your case officer.