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.
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.
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.
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) 20.04.2020
Key Human Factors Messages when working under pressure
RCCP Support and Collaboration amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
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.
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!
This policy document sets out the circumstances and procedure under which an individual will be removed from the register.
Concerned about poor practice? It's easy to let us about it. Click the title to find out more
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
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.
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
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 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