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Further information about fitness to practise


Our document, ‘Fitness to Practise: What does it mean?’, provide more information about fitness to practise, please click here.

For further details of how to raise a concern about a professional on our register, please click here. We can only consider complaints about a registered professional’s fitness to practise.

Other organisations are responsible for regulating other health and care professionals and can assist with other types of complaints. For a list of these organisations, please click here.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the fitness to practise department by telephone on 020 7840 9814, by freephone (in the UK) 0800 328 4218 or by e-mail to ftp@hcpc-uk.org.



If you are looking for information about the hearing process you can find this on the HCPTS website.

To find out about what the HCPTS is please click here.



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