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Handling concerns about dental practice

This section covers what you need to do, and what to expect, if a concern has been raised about you, as well as information about upcoming, current, and past hearings.

Facing a concern Upcoming hearings and previous decisions
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Dental Professionals Hearings Service

The Dental Professionals Hearings Service is the adjudication function of the GDC and is separate and independent from our investigation and prosecution functions. The Hearings service is conducted and managed by independent Panels comprising of dental professionals and lay people.

More about hearings

Complaint handling

A guide to handling feedback and complaints at your practice.

More about complaint handling

Facing a concern

Information about what you need to do, and what to expect, if a concern has been raised about you.

More about facing a concern

Support available during fitness to practise procedures

We recognise that it can be stressful and seem confusing when a concern has been raised. We want to do what we can to reduce this stress where possible.

More about available support