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Current Guidance

Advertising - November 2021

Candour - April 2016

Confidentiality - May 2018

Conflicts of interest - May 2017

Consent – April 2016

First Aid Guidance - May 2021

Maintaining Sexual Boundaries – April 2016

The use of Social Media – April 2016

Guidance on claims made for the Vertebral Subluxation Complex - originally 2010, updated 2017

This guidance sets out best practice, explains processes to follow, provides information about legislation and shows where additional support and advice can be found.  To ensure that the guidance remains current, reflects the changing healthcare environment and addresses issues from our fitness to practise cases, we only publish it electronically.

Previous Guidance

You can see our previous guidance here

We have also worked with other healthcare regulators to develop joint statements as well as guidance on important legislation, which can be found here

The Code

The Code outlines the standards of performance, conduct and ethics expected of chiropractors in the UK. Chiropractors must meet these standards to join and remain on our register.

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Guidance and Toolkits

Guidance and toolkits help registrants remain GCC Code-compliant in their professional activities.

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Career Pathways

Discover more about other career options open to chiropractors in addition to clinical practice.

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I’m Registered mark

Exclusive to GCC Registrants, the I'm Registered mark assures your patients of your training and abilities, setting you apart from non-regulated practitioners.

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Fitness to Practise advice for registrants

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Quality Standards and Guidelines

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Use of ‘Chiropractic’ in a Company Name

Information on how to apply for a Companies House Letter of Authorisation from the GCC.

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Your registration number and the title of Doctor

Guidance on using your GCC registration and the Doctor title.

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