1 in 6 of the population are deaf or have hearing loss and have been impacted following the introduction of PPE during COVID-19.
'Action on Hearing Loss' has issued some Communication Tips for Health and Social Care Professionals
The Academy for Healthcare Science (AHCS) and the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists (RCCP) are undertaking joint work to explore greater collaboration between the two organisations.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Interim Chief Executive Officer to join the RCCP Team on a 12 month fixed term contract.
Keep up to date with the latest government guidance.
The latest news on:
- The RCCP annual renewals and application process
- Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
- Raising Concerns and our Fitness to Practice (FtP) Process
This CPD report describes the outcomes of the 6 disciplines of Clinical Physiologists the RCCP audited against our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Standards between April 2017 and March 2019.
Please submit your completed applications by July 31st 2020.
The National Centre for Sport and Exercise medicine will be hosting a series of four online lifestyle education sessions in June and July in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These sessions are aimed at GPs and other healthcare professionals but are open to anyone with an interest in the topics.
The PSA accredited registers have prepared the following statement regarding COVID-19
Find out how the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists took action to achieve accreditation leading to raised standards and improved public protection..harm"
Temporary register for final year healthcare science students in 2020
Interim CEO, Michael Guthrie Joins RCCP
RCCP's Renewal Period Starts 1st May 2020. Have you completed your renewal form and arranged payment?
All active registrants are displayed on our register.
Please see the below 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.
RCCP register renews approval from the Professional Standards Authority (PSA)
Key Human Factors Messages when working under pressure
RCCP Support and Collaboration amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
The COVID-19 outbreak has been declared a public health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organisation, which is causing a significant impact to people’s lives, the NHS, businesses and the wider economy. Clinical physiologists, as with all healthcare professionals, are under intense pressure. The impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) means they might need to deliver care in different ways.
We understand that you may be feeling anxious about COVID-19 and the potential impact that it may have on your role as a clinical physiologist. With this in mind we are starting to compile a list of FAQs which we encourage you to read
Joint statement regarding workforce response to coronavirus from Professor Dame Sue Hill, Chief Scientific Officer, NHS England and NHS Improvement; Dr Rob Orford, Chief Scientific Advisor (Health), Welsh Government; Professor Ian Young, Chief Scientific Advisor, Department of Health Northern Ireland; and Karen Stewart, Healthcare Science Officer, Scottish Government .
Clinical physiologists may find themselves working in unusual circumstances and away from the formality of their usual work environment and for a prolonged period. The onus is on all registrants to maintain the RCCP Standards to ensure that the clinical physiology professions maintains public confidence and protection in these unprecedented times.
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The RCCP are continuing to engage even more so with our registrants and to provide the necessary support. We understand some services are newly providing/increasing their provision of ‘virtual’ or remote clinics/remote monitoring facilities some of which are helping to reduce the need for in-patient stays to free up beds for the COVID-19 response.
Please see this section for all information issued by the RCCP relating to Coronavirus COVID 19
Updated 6th April 2020
This Statement is from the Accredited Registers Collaborative and was first issued on 6 March 2020
RCCP will be introducing a small fee increase this April ahead of the '2020-2021 Renewals' period.
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