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Complaints and fitness to practise process requests released under the FOI Act

This page contains responses to requests for complaints and fitness to practise process information released under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 disclosed in full or in part since 1 January 2018 which are of public interest and/or include information not otherwise available on the GDC's website. We have not included information that would breach the principles of the Data Protection Act (2018). 

The log is updated on a fortnightly basis. Please be mindful that the data is correct as of the date of disclosure. Where responses are changed as a result of an internal review we will amend the log accordingly.

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Updated: Tue, 15 Jun 2021

Complaints raised against Orthodontic Therapists since 2018

Following a freedom of information request for datasets relating to the number of complaints made against Orthodontic Therapists, the GDC provided the following information

Updated: Thu, 20 May 2021

PCC hearings and reasons 2016-2020

Following a freedom of information request for the total number of Professional Conduct Committee hearings over the last five years and the reasons, the GDC provided the following information

Updated: Tue, 04 May 2021

Number of hearings commenced and then adjourned January 2019 to April 2021

Following a freedom of information request for the number of hearings commenced and then adjourned between January 2019 and April 2021, the GDC provided the following response

Updated: Thu, 11 Feb 2021

Datasets of male and female registered dentists and FTP concerns 2010-2020

Following a request for datasets on the number of male and female dentists and number of fitness to practise concerns raised from 2010-2020, the GDC provided the following response

Updated: Thu, 10 Dec 2020

Request for datasets on concerns raised about dentists registered in Scotland

Following a freedom of information request for detail on concerns raised about dentists registered in Scotland the GDC provided the following response

Updated: Tue, 10 Nov 2020

Number of fitness to practise cases heard and concluded in 2019 (and the number dismissed)

Following a request for information of the number of fitness to practise cases that were heard and concluded in 2019 and the number dismissed, the GDC provided the following information.

Updated: Thu, 26 Mar 2020

Datasets on the number of concerns by stage in the fitness to practise process

Following a request for information regarding the number of concerns at each Fitness to Practice stage, the GDC provided this response.

Updated: Thu, 26 Mar 2020

Datasets on concerns raised against dentists

Following a request for information on concerns raised in relation to Dentists, the GDC provided this response.

Updated: Tue, 17 Mar 2020

Datasets of endontic procedure complaints

Following a FOI request for Datasets of endontic procedure complaints, the GDC provided the following response.