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Professions

We currently regulate 16 health and care professions, click on each profession for more details:

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, social workers in England, speech and language therapists.



Clinical scientists

A clinical scientist oversees specialist tests for diagnosing and managing disease. They advise doctors on tests and interpreting data and carry out research to understand diseases.

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Clinical Scientist


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Audiology
Clinical Biochemistry
Clinical Genetics
Clinical Immunology
Clinical Microbiology
Clinical Physiology
Embryology
Haematology
Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics
Medical Physics & Clinical Engineering

Number of registrants: 5,015 (04/08/14)

Professional bodies:

Each of the professions regulated by us has at least one professional body and/or association. These organisations do work which may include promoting the profession, representing members, curriculum frameworks, post registration education and training and continuing professional development. Whilst these organisations are separate from the HCPC, their role may be complementary to ours, which is why we have provided their contact details below:

Association of Clinical Scientists (ACS)
130-132 Tooley Street
London
SE1 2TU
Tel: 44 (020) 7940 8960
Fax: 44 (020) 7403 8006

E-mail: admin@assclinsci.org
Website: www.assclinsci.org

Current renewal start date: 01 October 2013

Current renewal end date: 30 September 2015

Next renewal start date: 01 October 2015

Next renewal end date: 30 September 2017


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