General Dental Council

General Dental Council guidance:

General Dental Council The General Dental Council (GDC) is the statutory body that regulates dentists and dental care professionals in the UK, pursuant to the Dentists...

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Fitness to practise process When a concern is raised in relation to a registrant, the General Dental Council (GDC) will consider whether it is the correct organisation to...

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Practice committees Where the Case Examiners (CEs) or the Investigating Committee (IC) have referred an allegation to a Practice Committee, the Practice Committee to...

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Sanctions available If a Practice Committee determines that a registrant’s fitness to practise is currently impaired, it will then go on to consider whether to impose a...

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Function of the Investigating Committee The role of the Case Examiners (CEs) and, if the CEs cannot reach a unanimous decision, the Investigating Committee (IC) is to...

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Interim Orders Committee The Interim Orders Committee (IOC) is a statutory committee of the Council, which may impose interim orders for suspension or conditional...

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Powers of the Case Examiners and the Investigating Committee The Case Examiners (CEs) may: • adjourn consideration of an allegation in order for further enquiries to be...

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Appealable registration decisions The Registration Appeals Committee (RAC) considers appeals from dental professionals in relation to appealable registration decisions....

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