This document, published by the British Association of Audiovestibular Physicians. describes the clinical standards that underpin work in the field of audiovestibular medicine and are applicable to physicians practicing in the specialty. The clinical guidelines that are currently available are summarised, including those published by various national bodies, which are relevant to areas of practice in audiovestibular medicine. The clinical standards are derived from these guidelines, and also from standards set by the General Medical Council (GMC), the Royal College of Physicians (RCP)
and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH).