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Communication Tips for Hearing Loss

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


Press Release - Joint Statement on closer collaboration

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.


RCCP Seeks Interim CEO

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Interim Chief Executive Officer to join the RCCP Team on a 12 month fixed term contract.


COVID 19 – RCCP Operational Update

The latest news on: - The RCCP annual renewals and application process - Continuing Professional Development (CPD) - Raising Concerns and our Fitness to Practice (FtP) Process


Continuing Professional Development Audit Report 2017-2019

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.


RCCP Website & Registration Re-development


COVID 19 Lifestyle and Education Sessions - The National Centre for Sport and Exercise medicine

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.


An Overview of Our Work

Find out how the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists took action to achieve accreditation leading to raised standards and improved public protection..harm"


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


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.


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.


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).


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.


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!


Policy on removing someone from the RCCP Register

This policy document sets out the circumstances and procedure under which an individual will be removed from the register.


Reporting a Concern

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


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


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.


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


How to Submit an Application to the Register

Check the Latest Guidance Notes to help you with your application


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


Latest Guidance Notes

Use the Guidance Notes to help you complete your application to the Register


Table of Fees

Here you will find information on the fees for registration. Please note that fees are non-refundable for any application submitted


Appeals Procedure

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 Process of Application to the Register

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


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