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How should I use my registration number?

To ensure that your patients and the wider public are aware of your GCC registration status, you may wish to include the following on your business stationery and within any advertising materials:

General Chiropractic Council
Registration number 0****

Can I call myself a 'registered chiropractor'?

As all practising chiropractors in the UK must be registered with the GCC, use of the wording ‘registered chiropractor’ is not strictly necessary but acceptable.

Can I use the General Chiropractic Council logo?

No, you must not use the General Chiropractic Council’s corporate logo. However, the GCC has  developed the ‘I’m registered’ logo specifically to help registrants communicate their registration status. 

For further information and to download the 'I'm Registered' logo, click here.

Can chiropractors use the title "Doctor"/'Dr' when advertising?

If you use the courtesy title “doctor” you must make it clear within the text of any information you put into the public domain that you are not a registered medical practitioner but that you are a “Doctor of Chiropractic”. Failure to do so could lead to an allegation of misconduct. The ASA will take action in relation to advertisements implying that chiropractors are medical practioners.  

For further information, see the GCC advertising Guidance and Toolkit.

The Code

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

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Guidance and Toolkits

Guidance and Toolkits to help registrants remain Code compliant across a number of professional activities.

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Quality Standards and Guidelines

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I’m Registered logo

The GCC 'I'm Registered' logo is for registrants' use only.

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Complaints

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Diagnostic Imaging

Radiographic imaging (X-ray) is part of the suite of diagnostic procedures used by chiropractors, either in a chiropractic clinic or through referral.

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Use of ‘Chiropractic’ in a Company Name

Find out how to get a letter of authorisation from us before registering your company name

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