Corporate Strategy

Patients, Professionals, Partners, Performance (the 4Ps) is the GDC's roadmap for 2016-19. It has been developed to help us deliver our primary purpose: to protect patients and maintain public confidence in dental services. To do this it sets out our ambition in four key areas:

  • Patients – We will put patient and public protection at the heart of what we do. We will empower patients to make informed choices about the care they receive
  • Professionals - We will work closely with the dental profession to identify priority areas for action and use collaborative approaches in tackling them
  • Partners – We will work with our partners in the dental sector to protect patients and make the system of dental regulation in the UK more effective
  • Performance – We will continue to strive to become a high performing, proportionate regulator which has the confidence of patients, the public and dental professionals

 You can watch a video of the GDC Chief Executive Ian Brack discuss the 4Ps in this video:​


You can read the 4Ps in full here: Patients Professionals Partners Performance_GDC road map 2016_2019 (339.8 KB, PDF)

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