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What is HCPC and HCPC registration?


Are you a physiotherapist, paramedic, biomedical scientist, social worker, etc. moving to UK to work, you will be required to fill in the HCPC REGISTRATION.

HCPC is a professional body in the UK that gives you the legal right to practice your profession in UK. HCPC is important in UK because it ensures that registrants meet the professional standards of the HCPC UK.

However, due to the complexities associated with HCPC REGISTRATION, it is advised that you get helpful guidelines from a consultant for HCPC REGISTRATION. This right here is where you will be counting on expertise of MONROE MEDICAL to guide you in your HCPC REGISTRATION in UK.

MONROE MEDICAL over the years has been a household name in HCPC REGISTRATION consultancy services in UK as they have consistently helped overseas and European candidates with the HCPC REGISTRATION process. We are at your service in guiding through your HCPC REGISTRATION

If you want to practise in the UK as a healthcare, social workers, physiotherapist, paramedics etc. you need to be registered with HCPC.


I live in the UK since 2005 and I use English on a daily basis. Would that be enough to obtain HCPC registration?

If you live in the UK and you use English as your first language, you do not need an IELTS certificate. You can forward HCPC Registration form and tick the box that English is your first language.


WHAT IS HCPC?

HCPC is an abbreviation for HEALTH AND CARE PROFESSIONS COUNCIL. HCPC are the regulator for a large number of heath and care professionals. They protect the public and keep a register of professionals who meet HCPC standards for training, skills, behaviour and health.

The professionals who are regulated by the HCPC have titles protected by law and it is a criminal offence for a professional to claim that they are regulated when they are not or to use a protected title they are not entitled to use. Some of the health/care professions they regulate are:


•Arts therapists •Biomedical scientists •Chiropodists/Podiatrists •Clinical scientists •Dietitians

•Hearing aid dispensers •Occupational therapists •Operating department practitioners

•Orthoptists •Paramedics •Physiotherapists •Practitioner psychologists •Prosthetists/Orthotists

•Radiographers •Speech and language therapists.


WHAT DOES THE HCPC DO?

The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)’s main role is to protect the public. Other roles of the HCPC are as follows:

• APPROVING AND UPHOLDING HIGH STANDARDS: HCPC set the standards for the professionals on their register to ensure continuing good practice

• HCPC approve programmes which professionals must complete to register with the council in UK

• INVESTIGATING COMPLAINTS AND TAKING PROPER ACTIONS: HCPC takes action when professionals on their register do not meet their standards. This is to protect patient safety.

• HCPC promote awareness of the aims of the council.

• HCPC also makes sure that someone who has trained outside of the UK has met the same standards before they can be put on the register.

WHY SHOULD I REGISTER WITH HCPC?


By law, candidates must be registered with HCPC to work in the UK in a range of professions using protected titles including Clinical Scientist and Biomedical Scientist. The HCPC only register people who meet the HCPC standards so that they can practise safely and effectively.

For instance, in UK, it is a legal requirement for anyone using the title 'biomedical scientist' or 'clinical scientist' to be registered with the HCPC.

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