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At a glance:

We have published our decision to accredit the Rehabilitation Workers Professional Network’s (RWPN) register. The RWPN is the professional body for Vision Rehabilitation Workers and Habilitation Specialists. Find out more about their register here.  


We have published our latest performance reviews for the General Dental Council. Find out more about how the GDC is meeting our Standards of Good Regulation in the full report or read a summary in our two-page snapshot.

We have published our report on Athena Herd Foundation CIC's application for a preliminary assessment against Standard One of our Standards for Accredited Registers. Also known as ‘the public interest test’, Standard One checks whether the benefits of activities of the roles registered are likely to outweigh the risks. You can read our full report here


Working during the pandemic

We have all the systems and processes in place to make sure we can continue in our public protection role, as well as carry out our usual operational functions remotely. Find out more about how we are approaching our work during the pandemic


Regulators

 

We have published our latest performance reviews for the General Dental Council. Find out more about how the GDC is meeting our Standards of Good Regulation in the full report or read a summary in our two-page snapshot.


We have now published the outcome of our second consultation on revising the approach we take to carrying out our performance reviews. You can find out more here or read the report.

Accredited Registers

We carry out a full assessment of our Accredited Registers every three years to assure they continue to meet our Standards. We are currently assessing the Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP)'s register and invite you to Share Your Experience of the JCCP with us by 29 April 2022.


We have published our report on Athena Herd Foundation CIC's application for a preliminary assessment against Standard One of our Standards for Accredited Registers. Also known as ‘the public interest test’, Standard One checks whether the benefits of activities of the roles registered are likely to outweigh the risks. You can read our full report here.


We have now launched the Accredited Register programme following our Strategic Review, including our consultation. You can read the results in both English and Welsh or read the key stats in this infographic.


Our joint report with the Royal Society for Public Health – Untapped Resources: Accredited Registers in the Wider Workforce – looks at how nearly 80,000 health professionals on accredited registers can make a significant contribution to promoting and protecting the public's health.


We have been running social media campaigns to raise awareness about checking that practitioners who provide acupuncture and hypnotherapy are on accredited registers. Take a look at our top tips for acupuncture and eight things to check before having hypnotherapy.