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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.



Occupational therapists

An occupational therapist uses specific activities to limit the effects of disability and promote independence in all aspects of daily life.

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Occupational Therapist


Number of registrants: 37,799 (04/12/17)

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:

Royal College of Occupational Therapists
106-114 Borough High Street
London SE1 1LB
020 7357 6480
www.cot.co.uk/
reception@cot.co.uk

Current renewal start date: 01 November 2015

Current renewal end date: 31 October 2017

Next renewal start date: 01 November 2017

Next renewal end date: 31 October 2019


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