See information about each of the 10 regulators we oversee including performance reviews and recent cases. You can also search their registers.
Social Work England regulates social workers in England. It sets standards, holds a register, quality assures education and investigates complaints. It became operational from 2 December 2019.
General Optical Council (GOC) regulates the optical professions in the UK
Optician, Optometrist, Dispensing optician
The General Dental Council (GDC) regulates dental professionals in the United Kingdom.
Dentist, Clinical dental technician, Dental hygienist, Dental nurse, Dental technician, Dental therapist, Orthodontic therapist
Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) regulates nurses and midwives in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Islands, and nursing associates in England.
Midwife, Nurse, Nursing associate
Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI) is the regulatory and professional body for pharmacists in Northern Ireland.
General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) regulates pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy premises in Great Britain.
Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician
General Medical Council (GMC) regulates doctors.
General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) regulates the practice of osteopathy in the United Kingdom. By law osteopaths must be registered with us in order to practise.
Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) regulates health, psychological and other allied health professionals.
Biomedical Scientist, Clinical Scientist, Arts Therapist, Chiropodist, Dietician, Occupational Therapist, Operating Department Practitioner, Paramedic, Practitioner Psychologist, Prosthetist, Radiographer, Speech or Language Therapist, Podiatrist, Hearing Aid Dispenser, Orthoptist, Physiotherapist, Orthotist
The General Chiropractic Council are an organisation which regulates chiropractors in the United Kingdom. They set standards, hold a register, quality assure education and investigate complaints.