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CPD Report 2017


Continuing professional development (CPD) can be defined as a broad range of activities that a person undertakes or participates in, in order to maintain, improve or develop their knowledge and skills to the benefit of the practitioner, those that work with and most importantly the patient. 

All registrants are required to maintain CPD activity in order to remain on the register. This report reviews the CPD audit undertaken during August and September 2017.  Please click here

For more information on RCCP Professional Development please click here
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New RCCP Chief Executive Officer

New RCCP Chief Executive Officer RCCP is pleased to announce that its new CEO, Lesley Murphy has joined the team. Lesley has many years of experience in working at board level in the NHS, as well as the public and third sectors. Highlights have included working as CEO for membership organisations such as The Association of Anaesthetists and The Intensive Care Society. Her recent work has been for the British Society of Gastroenterology where she has led the production of a membership engagement strategy. She has held roles as CEO of four PCTs concurrently and subsequently as Arden,Herefordshire and Worcestershire Area Director for NHS England was also instrumental in building a Champions network and writing a staff Engagement Strategy for NHS England’s 6000 plus staff. Lesley is passionate about delivering professional management to enable clinicians to support patients and safeguard the public. On a personal level she works as both a CRUSE Bereavement Supporter and a Supervisor and is Vice Chair of the CRUSE Worcestershire branch and a member of the Church of England Worcester Synod. She is a keen singer with the Worcester Cathedral Chamber Choir, enjoys music, theatre and the arts as well as the outdoors and breeds chocolate Labradors.

RCCP applies for PSA Accreditation

The Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists has been assessed by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) to ensure that it is committed to public safety and high professional standards. A formal response is eagerly awaited

Department of Health & Social Care Consultation

The Department of Health and Social Care has recently been consulting on the delivery of effective regulation. It said that the UK's model of professional regulation for healthcare professionals has become complex and outdated and that regulation needs to change to protect patients better, to support our health services and to help the workforce meet future challenges. The RCCP responded to the consultation and you can see our response here

Student Search

Search for Students with our Student Search. These are practitioners who have applied to be registered with RCCP but their application is not yet completed.

RCCP applies for PSA accreditation

The Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists has submitted an application to the The Professional Standards Authority (PSA) to gain assured status for it's register.

Reporting a Concern

Concerned about poor practice? It's easy to let us about it. Click the title to find out more

Reporting a Concern

Concerned about poor practice? It's easy to let us about it. Click the title to find out more

Reporting a concern

Concerned about poor practice? It's easy to let us about it. Click the title to find out more

Update on joint working with AHCS

The Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists (RCCP) and the Academy for Healthcare Science (AHCS) have been discussing joint working for the last 2 years. Please click to view an update.

RCCP Renewal 2017 Questions and Answers

From the 1st April 2017 you may Renew your Registration for this year. We have created a more comprehensive ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ section to assist all registrants, based on all renewal enquiries we have previously received. We hope we have covered your query here and alleviated the need to email or call.

Indemnity Insurance FAQ

UK Health Departments have concerns that some healthcare professionals practise without insurance cover, or insufficient cover. RCCP requires thgat all of its registrants have appropriate cover in place – find out more here

National Standards for Invasive Procedures

The National Safety Standards for Invasive Procedures (NatSSIPs) published new safety standards on 7th September 2015 - this applies to all clinical physiologists so please make sure you are aware of it - find out more here

Reactivate your Registration

If you wish to reinstate your registration you will now need to follow the new online Reactivation process.

Updating your details?

Email Address - it is important to make sure your email address is correct and up to date as this is our main method of contacting you and the only way you can login and access your online account. The monthly Newsletters are sent to all Registrants via email only.

RCCP Guidance on Prescribing

Not sure what your limitations on prescribing are? - find out more here

Benefits of RCCP accreditation

Want to describe to students the benefits of RCCP accreditation - find out more here

What does RCCP do?

The Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists (RCCP) was formed in 2001 - find out more here

What is a voluntary register?

A voluntary register is not a statutory register - find our more here

What is a clinical physiologist?

Clinical physiologists are a group of healthcare workers who are involved in diagnosis and management of a wide range of conditions - find out more here

Why do we need RCCP accreditation?

In 2012 the Department of Health agreed that RCCP would be the registration body for graduates from the new undergraduate clinical physiology BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science programmes - find out more here

Looking to employ clinical physiologists?

As an employer you have a responsibility to ensure employees are competent and safe practitioners - find out more here

Sign the RCCP petition

Clinical physiology was recommended for statutory regulation by the Health Professions Council in 2004 - find our more here

Returning to practice?

Thinking of taking a career break or returning to practice after a gap? Find our here how to maintain or renew your registration with RCCP

Which programmes are RCCP accredited?

RCCP Professional Bodies Education Committee is responsible for arranging accreditation of clinical physiology programmes - find out more here

What CPD do I have to do?

RCCP standards require that a registrant must follow some simple rules

Who should be registered with RCCP?

If you employ clinical physiologists from one of our six registered disciplines then you should check that they are registered with RCCP.

How do I obtain accreditation?

We recommend that you contact RCCP in the early planning stages of a programme if you require accreditation - find our more here

How do I maintain accreditation?

RCCP now requires programmes to return an annual self-declaration, in line with HCPC processes - find our more here

Is RCCP recognised by HESA?

RCCP is recognised as an accreditation body by the Higher Education Statistics Agency - find our more here

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