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An Overview of Our Work

"At the heart of everything we do is one simple purpose: protection of the public from harm."

Read about how the PSA and RCCP is actively working to achieve results.

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COVID19 Shared Temporary Register

Temporary register for final year healthcare science students in 2020


New RCCP Interim CEO

Interim CEO, Michael Guthrie Joins RCCP


RCCP Renewal 2020 FAQ

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 Press Release

RCCP register renews approval from the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) 20.04.2020


COVID 19 Resources from the Clinical Human Factors Group (CHFG)

Key Human Factors Messages when working under pressure


Message from the Chair

RCCP Support and Collaboration amid the COVID-19 Pandemic


The National School of Healthcare Science (NSHCS)

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.


COVID 19 FAQ for Registrants

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


CSO Joint statement regarding workforce response

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 .


Deploying the healthcare science workforce to support the NHS clinical delivery plan for COVID-19


How the RCCP are continuing our regulatory function during the COVID-19 pandemic

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.


Meeting our ‘Standards’ during the COVID-19 pandemic

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.


COVID 19 Sign-up to Government Email Alerts

Sign-up to Government Email Alerts to keep updated with all new developments


RCCP Role in Patient Safety during the COVID-19 pandemic

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.


COVID 19 - Renewal 2020-2021, Continuing Professional Development and Fitness to Practice,

Information regarding Registration Renewal 2020-2021, Continuing Professional Development and Fitness to Practice,


Graduating Students 2020

Please see this section for the latest RCCP guidance for Students during the Coronavirus COVID 19 Pandemic


What can the public and patients expect of a Clinical Physiologist?

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.


Coronavirus RCCP Statement

Updated 6th April 2020


COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Statement from the ARC

This Statement is from the Accredited Registers Collaborative and was first issued on 6 March 2020


RCCP 2020 Renewals Fee Increase

RCCP will be introducing a small fee increase this April ahead of the '2020-2021 Renewals' period.


RCCP New Year 2020 Newsletter

"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


RCCP & RCT signed a Memorandum of Understanding

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).


RCCP Summer 2019 Newsletter

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!


CPD Audit 2019

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.


The British Association of Educational Audiologists BAEA

The BAEA exists to raise the professional profile of educational audiologists and to provide a forum for communication between professionals.


The RCCP welcomes Educational Audiologists to the Register

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.


RCCP Spring 2019 Newsletter

Please click here to view the RCCP Spring Newsletter for 2019 Thank you.


RCCP GDPR POLICY


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


The Patient Safety Commitment

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.


Benefits of RCCP accreditation

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


RCCP Training Guidelines for Practice Placements

Need information on providing practice placements? - find out more here


Registration of BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science graduates with RCCP

What is the difference between graduates from BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science programmes and previous clinical physiology programmes? Find out more here


RCCP Accredited Higher Education Provider List For Healthcare Science Degrees

Check here to find out which BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science programmes are accredited by RCCP


RCCP Accredited Higher Education Provider List For Clinical Physiology Degrees

Check here to find out which BSc (Hons) Clinical Physiology and BSc (Hons) Audiology programmes are accredited by RCCP


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


The Association of Neurophysiological Scientists (ANS)

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


RCCP Accredited Higher Education Provider List of Post-Graduate Programmes

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


Association for Respiratory Technology & Physiology (ARTP)

ARTP have represented the standards and quality of lung function measurement in the UK for over 30 years


The British Academy of Audiology (BAA)

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


Association of Gastro-Intestinal Physiologists (AGIP)

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.


The British Sleep Society (BSS)

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


RCCP Professional Standards and Education Committee PSE

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)


RCCP Professional Standards & Education Committee

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


RCCP Guidelines for Accreditation for Education Providers

Here you will find the latest version of the RCCP Guidelines for Accreditation (version 8)


How to submit an application

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.


Which programmes are RCCP accredited?

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


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Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about applying to the Register or Renewals 2018? Find out more here


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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