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Information released under the FOI Act

This log includes responses to requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 disclosed in full or in part since 1 January 2018 which are of public interest and/or include information not otherwise available on the GDC's website. We have not included information that would breach the principles of the Data Protection Act (2018).

The log is updated on a fortnightly basis. Please be mindful that the data is correct as of the date of disclosure. Where responses are changed as a result of an internal review we will amend the log accordingly.

If you still cannot find the information that you require after searching the log please submit a new request .

Complaints and fitness to practise process

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for datasets on complaints by age and gender

Following a freedom of information request regarding datasets on complaints the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on warnings issued to GDC registrants

Following a freedom of information request regarding the number of warnings issued to GDC registrants the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on registrants about whom the GDC received complaints in relation to cross control

Following a freedom of information request for the number of registrants about whom the GDC received complaints in relation to cross control the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for information on social media monitoring policy

Following a freedom of information request for information on social media monitoring policy the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for datasets on complaints

Following a freedom of information request regarding datasets on complaints the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for information on the number of registrants who were represented at a practice committee

Following a freedom of information request for information on the number of registrants who were represented at a practice committee the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for guidance on charging allegations and integrity

Following a freedom of information request regarding guidance on charging allegations and integrity the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on the number of unrepresented registrants at IOC and fitness to practise hearings

Following a freedom of information request for the number of unrepresented registrants at IOC and fitness to practise hearings the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on the number of fitness to practise hearings held over the last financial year

Following a freedom of information request for the number of fitness to practise hearings held over the last financial year the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on the number of dental practitioners reported to the GDC for the loss of patient information

Following a freedom of information request for the number of dental practitioners reported to the GDC for the loss of patient information the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on the number of current open fitness to practice cases involving periodontal issues

Following a freedom of information request for the number of current open fitness to practice cases involving periodontal issues the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on the number of complaints involving orthodontic cases in the last five years

Following a freedom of information request regarding the number of complaints involving orthodontic cases in the last five years the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on the assistance available to unrepresented registrants at hearings and GDC Samaritans training

Following a freedom of information request regarding the assistance available to registrants who have attended a fitness to practice hearing with no legal representation and also the training received from the GDC from Samaritans the GDC provided the following response.

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on the number of cases involving dentists in the UK in the last 5 years

Following a freedom of information request for the number of cases involving dentists in the UK in the last five years the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on the number of cases there have been involving hygienists and hygiene therapists in the UK

Following a freedom of information request for the number cases there have been involving hygienists and hygiene therapists in the UK the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on reporting of Female Genital Mutilation

Following a freedom of information request regarding reporting of Female Genital Mutilation the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on the number of allegations of a sexual nature

Following a freedom of information request regarding the number of allegations of a sexual nature received by the GDC within the period 2014-2018 the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 26 Feb 2018

Request for standards and dataset on FTP cases involving record keeping

Following a freedom of information request regarding the standards and dataset on FTP cases involving record keeping the GDC provided the following response

General FOI Request

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on beauty therapists carrying out teeth whitening

Following a freedom of information request regarding the number of beauty therapists carrying out teeth whitening the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on illegal tooth whitening practises reported by registrants

Following a freedom of information request regarding the number of illegal tooth whitening practises reported by registrants the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for information relating to subject access requests

Following a freedom of information request for information relating to subject access requests the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on the number of joiners and leavers to the specialist list for periodontology for 2017 and 2018

Following a freedom of information request for the number of joiners and leavers to the specialist list for periodontology for 2017 and 2018 the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for information on psychological training provided to GDC Staff

Following a freedom of information request for psychological training provided to GDC Staff the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for information on Privacy Policy

​Following a freedom of information request regarding the GDC's privacy policy the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on removals from the General Dental Council register

Following a freedom of information request for detail on removals from the GDC register the GDC provided the following response

Registrations and assessments

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on registrants by ethnicity and gender

Following a freedom of information request regarding dataset on registrants by ethnicity and gender the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for UK registrants dataset by county age and gender

Following a freedom of information request regarding the data of registrants by county age and gender the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on registrants having their registration restored on the GDC register

Following a freedom of information request for the number of registrants having their registration restored on the GDC register the GDC provided the following response.

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on orthodontic therapists

Following a freedom of information request for the number of orthodontic therapists the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on oral surgery specialists

Following a freedom of information request regarding the number of oral surgery specialists the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on ORE Part 2 exam

Following a freedom of information request regarding dataset on the ORE Part 2 exam the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on dentists who qualified in Poland

Following a freedom of information request for dentists who qualified in Poland the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on dentists registered at an overseas address

Following a freedom of information request for the number of dentists registered at an overseas address the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on applicants of the specialist list via route 1 and 2

Following a freedom of information request for the number of applicants of the specialist list via route 1 and 2 the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on registrants with criminal convictions

Following a freedom of information request for the number of registrants with criminal convictions the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for information on registrants by region of qualification

Following a freedom of information request for information on registrants by region of qualification the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on the number of registered dentists and CCST in orthodontics in the UK

Following a freedom of information request for the number of registered dentists and CCST in orthodontics in the UK the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on the number of registered Dental nurses in Dorset, Devon, Somerset and Hampshire

Following a freedom of information request for the number of registered Dental nurses in Dorset, Devon, Somerset and Hampshire the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Following a freedom of information request for dataset on the number of registered dentists, specialist orthodontists and disciplinary actions the GDC provided the following response

Following a freedom of information request for dataset on the number of registered dentists, specialist orthodontists and disciplinary actions the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on the number of dentists who were erased from the GDC register and applied for restoration

Following a freedom of information request regarding the number of dentists who were erased from the GDC register and applied for restoration the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on the number of dentists restoring to the GDC register

Following a freedom of information request regarding the number of dentists restoring to the GDC register the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on the number of dentists on the GDC register by country of origin

Following a freedom of information request regarding the number of dentists on the GDC register by country of origin the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on the number of dental hygienists registered who have an American dental hygienist qualification

Following a freedom of information request for the number of dental hygienists registered who have an American dental hygienist qualification the GDC provided the following response

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Updated: Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Request for dataset on the number of dental hygienists and therapists

Following a freedom of information request for the number of dental hygienists and therapists the GDC provided the following response