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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 Therapy
  • Biomedical Science
  • Chiropody/Podiatry
  • Clinical Science
  • Dieticians
  • Hearing Aids
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Operating department practitioners
  • Orthoptist
  • Paramedics
  • Physiotherapy
  • Practitioner psychologists
  • Prosthetists/orthotists
  • Radiography
  • Social work
  • Speech and language therapy.

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 for 2017/18 or a summary in our snapshot.

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Latest Performance Reviews

Performance Review - HCPC 2017/18

In our latest performance review for the HCPC we outline the actions it has taken to address the issues we raised in our previous review about its performance against the fitness to practise standards

Read our summary of the HCPC's performance

Our two-page snapshot provides an at a glance summary of our findings for 2017/18.

Current cases

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