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Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

The Health and Care Professions Council are an organisation which regulates health, psychological and care professionals in the United Kingdom. They set standards, hold a register, quality assure education and investigate complaints. They regulate:

  • Arts therapists
  • Biomedical scientists
  • Chiropodists/Podiatrists
  • Clinical scientists
  • Dietitians
  • Hearing aid dispensers
  • Occupational therapists
  • Operating department practitioners
  • Orthoptists
  • Paramedics
  • Physiotherapists
  • Practitioner psychologists
  • Prosthetists/Orthotists
  • Radiographers
  • Speech and language therapists.

How we oversee the Health and Care Professions Council

We review the performance of the Health and Care Professions Council each year. We give our report to Parliament and publish our report on our website. We also review every decision made by the regulator's final fitness to practise panels. We include recent cases on this page. See more cases.

Read our latest performance review of the HCPC or see a summary in our snapshot.

How is the HCPC meeting the Standards in its latest reviewHCPC Performance Review 2020 key stats

Latest Performance Reviews

Performance Review - HCPC 2019/20

We have published our most recent review of the HCPC - we remain concerned about the HCPC's poor performance against the fitness to practise Standards and will work with them to implement an improvement plan

Read our summary of the HCPC's performance

Our Performance Review - HCPC 2019-20 snapshot provides an at a glance summary of our findings for 2018/19.

Current cases

This page is being updated. Please contact us if you would like information about a particular case.

Appeal decisions