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Health, disability and becoming a health and care professional

This document gives you more information about disabled people joining the professions that we regulate.

You may find this document useful if you are:

  • a disabled person who is considering becoming a health and care professional;
  • a disabled student who is training to become a health and care professional;
  • a careers advisor who is giving advice to disabled people;
  • working in education and training and making decisions about disabled students applying to an approved programme;
  • teaching, supervising or supporting disabled students on approved programmes or practice placements; or
  • an occupational health professional making assessments about disabled students.