General Chiropractic Council

The General Chiropractic Council is a United Kingdom wide statutory body with regulatory powers, established by the Chiropractors Act 1994.

Description

The General Chiropractic Council is a Regulatory Body.

The General Chiropractic Council is a United Kingdom wide statutory body with regulatory powers, established by the Chiropractors Act 1994.

The General Chiropractic Council was established by parliament through the Chiropractors Act 1994 and has four main duties:

  • to protect the public by establishing and operating a scheme of statutory regulation for Chiropractors;

  • to set the standards of chiropractic education, conduct and practice;

  • to ensure the development of the profession of chiropractic, using a model of continuous improvement in practice and

  • to promote the contribution that chiropractic makes to the health of the nation.

For further information on the General Chiropractic Council, see the General Chiropractic Council  website at: About the GCC.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Short name GCC

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NHS Business Definition Chiropractor references in description General Chiropractic Council
NHS Business Definition General Chiropractic Council references in description General Chiropractic Council
Data Element PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION BODY CODE references in description General Chiropractic Council
Attribute PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION BODY CODE references in description General Chiropractic Council
NHS Business Definition Regulatory Body references in description General Chiropractic Council