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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
Please see this section for the latest RCCP guidance for Students during the Coronavirus 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.
The National School of Healthcare Science (NSHCS) have a NSHCS COVID-19 webpage has the latest information detailing the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on different aspects of healthcare science training.
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 .
The RCCP are committed to doing all we can to support our registrants, patients and the public at this challenging time.We have made some operational changes during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure we continue to regulate clinical physiologists effectively.
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.
Information regarding Registration Renewal 2020-2021, Continuing Professional Development and Fitness to Practice,
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.
"2020 is going to be a very big and exciting year for the RCCP and I encourage you all to become engaged." RCCP Chair, Paul Burgess MBE
The Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists (RCCP) is pleased to announce that we have signed a memorandum of understanding with the Register of Clinical Technologists (RCT).
The Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists is required to periodically audit a random selection of registrant CPD records to ensure that registrants are complying with the CPD requirements of registration and this process is now due.
This is a bumper packed newsletter containing news from our Chair, Registrar and Board, as well as a new 'Day in the Life' article from registrant Alphonsa Matthew from Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust. Lots more to come!
The BAEA exists to raise the professional profile of educational audiologists and to provide a forum for communication between professionals.
The RCCP is delighted to announce that Educational Audiologists are now eligible to join the Register. To learn more, follow the link to the BAEA (The British Association of Educational Audiologists) Website.
Please click here to view the RCCP Spring Newsletter for 2019
Please click here to view the RCCP Autumn Newsletter for 2018
Click here to acess the RCCP Newsletter for November 2017
This policy document sets out the circumstances and procedure under which an individual will be removed from the register.
Please find the RCCP Newsletter for August 2017
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Please view the May 2017 Newsletter. If you have any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Please find our Newsletter for RCCP Registrants February 2017.
The November 2016 edition of the RCCP Registrants Quarterly Newsletter is now available
This newsletter covers public affairs work; whistleblowing support; M Level & CSci on-line application form - find out more here
This student newsletter covers what happens to RCCP registration when you graduate; fees for graduate registration; HCPC updated guidance on conduct & ethics for students - find out more here
This newsletter covers public affairs work; professional indemnity insurance requirements; income tax relief for RCCP subscriptions; M Level & CSci register updated guidance; HCPC updated guidance on conduct & ethics for students; inactivation 2016 - find out more here
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
This newsletter covers RCCP & AHCS plans to create a new organisation for registration; CPD Audit Report; public affairs work; renewals to the Register - find out more here
This is our first student newsletter - find out more here
This newsletter covers your responsibilities in using social media; an update on public affairs work; an update on RCCP & AHCS; information on the Registrar post; and renewals - find out more here
This newsletter covers update on public affairs work; RCCP Registrar job advert; changes to Council structure; information about the Science Council; renewals 2015-16 -find out more here
This newsletter covers an update on public affairs; HCPC revised standards of conduct, performance and ethics; raising concerns; RCCP members to join the Disciplinary Committee; RCCP text messages; Renewals 2016-17 - find out more here
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.
The Alliance for Patient Safety, of which the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists is a key member, is asking candidates standing in the General Election to show their commitment to our campaign for statutory regulation.
Want to describe to students the benefits of RCCP accreditation - find out more here
Need information on providing practice placements? - find out more here
What is the difference between graduates from BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science programmes and previous clinical physiology programmes? Find out more here
Check here to find out which BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science programmes are accredited by RCCP
Check here to find out which BSc (Hons) Clinical Physiology and BSc (Hons) Audiology programmes are accredited by RCCP
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
BSS is a professional organisation for medical, scientific and healthcare workers dealing with sleeping disorders. We are a registered British charity and our ultimate aim is to improve public health by promoting education and research into sleep and its disorders
ARTP have represented the standards and quality of lung function measurement in the UK for over 30 years
BAA is the largest association of professionals in hearing and balance in the UK. Its membership extends internationally and provides services in both the public and private sector. It aims to help its members to develop in their professional skills, provide a benchmark for quality and professional standards and promote audiology as an autonomous profession
Gastrointestinal Physiology has a long association with the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG). The Professional Body, the Association of GI Physiologists (AGIP) is a fully integrated section of the BSG. Diagnostic services in GI Physiology tend to be established in secondary and tertiary care centres and the departments work closely with
gastroenterology, upper GI surgery, coloproctology and pelvic floor services.
RCCP is prepared to accredit higher education providers offering relevant programmes who produce graduates who meet our Standards of Proficiency. Here you will find information on post-graduate programmes that also provide a route to registration. Graduates are required to demonstrate the same clinical competencies as graduates completing RCCP accredited under-graduate programmes
ANS is the professional body for Neurophysiological Physiologists. ANS has a long standing and close relationship with the British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology (BSCN) which is the professional body of the medical staff within the discipline
Check the Latest Guidance Notes to help you with your application
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
Use the Guidance Notes to help you complete your application to the Register
Here you will find information on the fees for registration. Please note that fees are non-refundable for any application submitted
The procedure for making appeals in respect of a decision of the Council on an application to join the voluntary register can be found here
The RCCP Professional Bodies Education Committee (PBEC) was established in 2002 and has representation from the professional bodies that make up RCCP. It is now known as the Professional Standards and Education Committee (PSE)
The Committee consists of chair, vice chair and two nominees from each of the constituent professional bodies Education committees. The Chair and vice chair are not from the same professional body. The chair is nominated by RCCPSE and ratified by RCCP council. Members are selected for their knowledge and expertise in their particular field and have a proven interest in education and training for their discipline
Here you will find the latest version of the RCCP Guidelines for Accreditation (version 8)
When considering submitting an application for Voluntary Registration always check the Latest Guidance Notes to help you with your application.
Please note: Any queries should be addressed prior to submission of an application and once submitted the application fee is non-refundable.
Questions about applying to the Register or Renewals 2018? Find out more here
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RCCP Professional Bodies Education Committee is responsible for arranging accreditation of clinical physiology programmes - find out more here
The process of registration is designed to protect the public by ensuring that registered practitioners demonstrate appropriate behaviours and a recognised level of competence as defined by our Standards of Proficiency
If you employ clinical physiologists from one of our six registered disciplines then you should check that they are registered with RCCP.
We recommend that you contact RCCP in the early planning stages of a programme if you require accreditation - find our more here
RCCP now requires programmes to return an annual self-declaration, in line with HCPC processes - find our more here
RCCP is recognised as an accreditation body by the Higher Education Statistics Agency - find our more here
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