The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

Last updated: 22nd July 2021

The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) are there to protect the public and make sure all clinical scientists meet their standards.

About the HCPC

The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)’s role is to protect the public. By law, people must be registered with HCPC to work in the UK in a range of professions using protected titles including Clinical Scientist and Biomedical Scientist. The HCPC only register people who meet the HCPC standards so that they can practise safely and effectively. The HCPC also make sure that someone who has trained outside of the UK has met the same standards before they can be put on the register.