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Professions

We currently regulate 16 health and care professions, click on each profession for more details:

Arts therapists, biomedical scientists, chiropodists / podiatrists, clinical scientists, dietitians, hearing aid dispensers, occupational therapists, operating department practitioners, orthoptists, paramedics, physiotherapists, practitioner psychologists, prosthetists / orthotists, radiographers, social workers in England, speech and language therapists.



Dietitians

A dietitian uses the science of nutrition to devise eating plans for patients to treat medical conditions. They promote good health by helping to facilitate a positive change in food choices.

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Dietitian


Number of registrants: 9,505 (02/10/17)

Professional bodies: Each of the professions regulated by us has at least one professional body and/or association. These organisations do work which may include promoting the profession, representing members, curriculum frameworks, post registration education and training and continuing professional development. Whilst these organisations are separate from the HCPC, their role may be complementary to ours, which is why we have provided their contact details below:


British Dietetic Association
5th Floor
Charles House
148/9 Great Charles Street Queensway
Birmingham
B3 3HT
0121 200 8080
www.bda.uk.com
info@bda.uk.com

Current renewal start date: 01 July 2016

Current renewal end date: 30 June 2018

Next renewal start date: 01 July 2018

Next renewal end date: 30 June 2020


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