We regulate health and care professionals in the UK and were set up to protect the public
What does this mean for me?
This means that health and care professionals registered with us are genuine and meet national standards. This offers you protection if professionals fail to meet these standards.
You can also check with us that a professional is registered. You may see these health and care professions in an NHS clinic, privately, at home, in hospital or at school.
Each of the professions that we regulate has one or more 'protected titles'. Only those on the Register can legally use one of these titles.
To protect the public, we: