Our Purpose and Strategic Aims

Our statutory duty as set out in the Chiropractors Act (as amended), is to “develop and
regulate the profession of chiropractic”.

We aim to:

  • protect patients and the public;
  • uphold and improve professional standards;
  • engage effectively and have constructive dialogue with our stakeholders;
  • improve our effectiveness, ensuring our systems are cost effective and fit for purpose.

We will deliver this by carrying out our key statutory duties to:

  • set the standards of chiropractic education, conduct and practice
  • recognise chiropractic degree programmes that achieve our standards
  • maintain the register of individuals who meet our requirements in respect of character, health, competence and CPD, and
  • investigate and determine all complaints against our registrants.

Strategic aims 2019 - 2023

  • We promote standards

We will set, assure compliance and promote educational, professional & registration standards alongside lifelong learning

  • We develop the profession

We will facilitate collaborative strategic work to support the profession in its development

  • We investigate and act

We will take right touch action on complaints, the misuse of title or where registration standards are not met

  • We deliver value

We will be a great place to work, work together and deliver effective /efficient services

GCC strategy 2019-23