Welcome to the thirteenth fitness to practise annual report of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) covering the period 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016. This report provides information about the work we do in considering allegations about the fitness to practise of our registrants. In 2015–16, the number of individuals on our Register increased by 3.3 per cent. The number of new fitness to practise concerns we received decreased from 2,170 to 2,127, a percentage decrease of 1.98 per cent from the year before. The proportion of the Register affected still remains low, with only 0.62 per cent of registrants (or one in 162) being subject to a new concern in 2015–16.