Quality Assurance of Specialty Education and Training

Since 2019 the GDC has been quality assuring specialty training against the Standards for Specialty Education

The reports can be found under the respective education or examination provider listed below:

Health Education England (HEE) London and HEE South East (working across Kent, Surrey and Sussex)  (London KSS)

Health Education England (HEE) Yorkshire and The Humber

Health Education & Improvement Wales (HEIW)

NHS Education for Scotland (NES)  NES Quality Assurance Report March 2021

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow


Entry on to the Specialist Lists

Please refer to the Specialist Lists page for advice to registrants on joining the GDC's Specialist Lists. 

Specialty Curricula

The GDC is responsible for approving all curricula for education and training in specialist dentistry. The content of the curricula is developed by Specialty Advisory Committees who report to the relevant Dental Faculties of the Royal Colleges. Please refer to the Specialist Lists page for a list of the 13 GDC-approved curricula.