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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


Modalities

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

Number of registrants: 5,732 (04/01/18)

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:

ACB (The Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine)
130-132 Tooley Street
Londom
SE1 2TU
020 7403 8001
www.acb.org.uk
enquiries@acb.org.uk


ACE (The Association of Clinical Embryologists)
Profile Productions Ltd
Boston House
69-75 Boston Manor Road
Brentford
TW8 9JJ
020 3725 5840
www.embryologists.org.uk
yvonne.liversidge@profileproductions.co.uk


ACEM (The Association of Clinical Electron Microscopists)
Electron Microscopy Unit
Department of Histopathology
Charing Cross Hospital
Fulham Palace Rd, London
W6 8RF
020 8846 7147
www.acem.org.uk
j.moss@ic.ac.uk


ACGS (The Association for Clinical Genomic Science)
Medical Genetics
Belfast City Hospital Trust
Lisburn Road, Belfast
BT9 7AB
028 9504 0883
www.acgs.uk.com
simon.mccullough@belfasttrust.hscni.net


ARTP (The Association for Respiratory Technology and Physiology)
c/o Executive Business Support Ltd
City Wharf, Davidson Road
Lichfield, Staffs
WS14 9DZ
0845 226 3062
www.artp.org.uk
admin@artp.org.uk


BAA (The British Academy of Audiology)
Blackburn House
Redhouse Road
Seafield, West Lothian
EH47 7AQ
01625 290 046
www.baaudiology.org
admin@baaudiology.org


BBTS (The British Blood Transfusion Society)
Enterprise House, Manchester Science Park
Lloyd Street North, Manchester
M15 6SE
0161 232 7999
www.bbts.org.uk
bbts@bbts.org.uk


BriSCEV (The British Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision)
Paediatric Physiological Measurement
Royal Hospital for Children
1345 Govan Road, Glasgow
G51 4TF
0141 452 4217
www.briscev.org.uk/
ruth.hamilton@glasgow.ac.uk


BSCN (The British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology)
Department of Clinical Neurophysiology
The Radcliffe Infirmary
Woodstock Road, Oxford
OX2 6HE
www.bscn.org.uk
secretariat@bscn.org.uk


BSH (The British Society for Haematology)
Haematological Malignancy Diagnostic Service
Level 3 Bexley Wing, St James's Institute of Oncology
Beckett Street, Leeds
LS9 7TF
0113 206 8136
www.b-s-h.org.uk
sheila.oconnor@nhs.net


BSHI (The British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics)
Dept of H&I, NHSBT
Charcot Road
Colindale, London
NW9 5BG
020 8957 2997
www.bshi.org.uk
sue.davey@nhsbt.nhs.uk


IPEM (The Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine)
IPEM
Fairmount House
230 Tadcaster Road, York
Y024 1ES
01904 610 821
www.ipem.ac.uk
office@ipem.org.uk


Assessment body:

Association of Clinical Scientists
130-132 Tooley Street
London
SE1 2TU
020 7940 8960
www.assclinsci.org
info@assclinsci.org

Current renewal start date: 01 October 2017

Current renewal end date: 30 September 2019

Next renewal start date: 01 October 2019

Next renewal end date: 30 September 2021


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