The General Dental Council (GDC), the UK regulator of the dental profession, has announced a new council member.
Catherine Brady has been appointed by the Privy Council and she took office on the 1 June 2015, she joins the council as a dental professional member.
‘I’m delighted to welcome Catherine to the council,’ GDC chair, William Moyes said.
‘She brings a wide range of relevant skills to the GDC and I am very much looking forward to working with her.’
The council is now made up of six lay and six dental professional members and includes individuals from each of the four countries of the UK.
The GDC controls entry to the dental registers; assures the quality of dental education; sets standards of practice for dental professionals and investigates complaints from the public about lapses of standards.
The role of the council is to provide strategic leadership to the GDC, working with the executive.