Useful Links.

General Chiropractic Council (GCC) Chiropractors  T: 020 7713 5155

General Dental Council (GDC)  Dentists and dental therapists, dental nurses, dental technicians, clinical dental technicians and orthodontic therapists T: 020 7887 3800

General Medical Council (GMC)  Doctors T: 0845 357 3456

Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)  Nurses, midwives and specialist community public health nurses T: 020 7637 7181

General Optical Council (GOC)  Opticians (optometrists and dispensing opticians) T: 020 7580 3898

General Osteopathic Council (GOsC)  Osteopaths T: 020 7357 6655

General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)  Pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy premises T: 020 3365 3400

Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland  Pharmacists in Northern Ireland T: 028 9032 6927

General Social Care Council (GSCC)  Social care workers (England) T: 020 7397 5100

Care Council for Wales  Social care workforce (Wales), qualified social workers, child care managers/workers, adult residential managers/care workers, domiciliary care managers/workers and social work students on approved degree courses in Wales T: 0845 0700 399

Northern Ireland Social Care Council  Social care workforce (Northern Ireland), qualified social workers, team leaders and all care staff in residential childcare, heads of residential homes, heads of day care facilities and social work students T: 028 9041 7600

Scottish Social Services Council  Social care workforce (Scotland), qualified social workers, care commission officers, residential child care workers and social work students T: 0845 6030 891

Health Professions Council  Arts therapists, biomedical scientists, chiropodists/ podiatrists, clinical scientists, dieticians, occupational therapists, operating department practitioners, orthoptists, paramedics, physiotherapists, prosthetists and orthotists, radiographers, speech and language therapists

Herbal Medicine Practitioners will be regulated by the Health Professions Council in 2012

T: 020 7582 0866

Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence ( CHRE )  The aim of the CHRE is to protect the public, promote best practice and progress excellence in relation to the regulation of healthcare professionals.

CHRE currently oversee nine statutory UK healthcare regulators but the on 16th Feburary 2011 the government announced plans Proportionate health and social care worker regulation to protect the to change and expand the role of the CHRE

For more information, visit or call 020 7389 8030.

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