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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

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.

Arts therapists

British Association for Dramatherapists
http://www.badth.org.uk 

British Association of Art Therapists
http://www.baat.org 

British Association for Music Therapy
http://www.bamt.org 

Biomedical scientists

Institute of Biomedical Science
http://www.ibms.org 

Chiropodists / podiatrists

The British Chiropody and Podiatry Association
http://www.bcha-uk.org 

The Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists
http://www.scpod.org 

The Institute of Chiropodists and Podiatrists
http://www.iocp.org.uk 

The Alliance of Private Sector Chiropody and Podiatry Practitioners
http://www.thealliancepsp.com

Clinical scientists

Association of Clinical Scientists (ACS)
http://www.assclinsci.org 

Dietitians

British Dietetic Association
http://www.bda.uk.com 

Hearing aid dispensers

British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists
http://www.bshaa.com 

Occupational therapists

Royal College of Occupational Therapists
http://www.rcot.co.uk 

Operating department practitioners

The College of Operating Department Practitioners
http://www.codp.org.uk 

Association for Perioperative Practice
https://www.afpp.org.uk/

Orthoptists

British and Irish Orthoptic Society
http://www.orthoptics.org.uk 

Paramedics

College of Paramedics
http://www.collegeofparamedics.co.uk 

Physiotherapists

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
http://www.csp.org.uk 

Practitioner psychologists

Association of Educational Psychologists
http://www.aep.org.uk 

British Psychological Society
http://www.bps.org.uk 

The Association of Clinical Psychologists
https://acpuk.org.uk/ 

Prosthetists / orthotists

British Association of Prosthetists & Orthotists
http://www.bapo.com 

Radiographers

The Society of Radiographers
http://www.sor.org 

Speech and language therapists

The Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists
http://www.rcslt.org 

Social workers in England

British Association of Social Workers
https://www.basw.co.uk 




Page updated on: 21/12/2018
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