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United Kingdom

Dental hygienist (United Kingdom)

  • Requirement type

      Requirements for professional indemnity insurance
  • Requirement information

    Requirement for professional indemnity insurance: Yes
    Insurance requirement applying for cross-border: No
      Description : Insurance requirement applying for cross-border was notified in error

    Details on regulatory change / Proportionality / Pre-existing requirement
    Details (requirement introduced prior to 18.1.2016): See Proportionality

  • Other requirements (prior to 18.1.2016)

    Legal information

    Type of regulation: Other  

    Protected title by virtue of a licensing system based on appropriate qualification.

    Reserved activities

    Reserved activities: As above. (EN)
    Translation(s): As above. (EN)

    Qualification #1

    Method to obtain qualifications: General post-secondary education
    Most common path to obtain qualification: General post-secondary education
    Duration of education/training programme: 2.0 Year
    Existence of mandatory traineeship: No
    Existence of State exam to access the profession: No


    Mandatory registration in professional bodies: Yes
    Limitations to the number of licenses granted: No
    Existence of territorial restrictions: No
    Restriction on the corporate form/type of entity to be used to exercise related activities: No
    Restrictions related to shareholding or voting rights: No
    If yes,qualifying % to be held by professionals:

    Joint practices and insurance

    Prohibitions on joint practices: No

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