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UK health regulator comparative data report 2016

What were the key findings?

This report summarises the key findings from a short survey completed by the UK health regulators which gathered data from 2011–16 on the following.

  • Number of registrants

  • Number of enquiries, complaints and investigated complaints

  • Number of serious outcomes

The regulators who contributed to the survey included:

  • General Chiropractic Council

  • General Dental Council

  • General Optical Council

  • General Medical Council

  • General Osteopathic Council

  • General Pharmaceutical Council

  • Health and Care Professionals Council

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

  • Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland.

Why did we commission this research?

The aim of the report was to provide comparable data and trends across the regulators. The report was discussed by the Chief Executive Steering Group (CESG). The CESG includes the Chief Executives from the:

  • General Chiropractic Council
  • General Dental Council
  • General Medical Council
  • General Optical Council
  • General Osteopathic Council
  • General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Health and Care Professionals Council
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland.

What did the research involve?

The UK health regulators completed provided comparable data on:

  • registrants
  • enquiries
  • complaints and serious outcomes.

This covered 201116.

Read the full report

UK health regulator comparative data report 2016