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Profession specific information

The following Professional Bodies have produced profession specific guidance or information on preceptorship or related work.

British Academy of Audiology – Framework (Member Accesses only)

Provides support for newly qualified or returning staff to develop their skills and knowledge under the support and guidance of a preceptor). It is not restricted to specific banding or job positions and may be implemented for both NHS and private Audiology clinicians.

BAA Preceptorship Framework launched

British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists (BAPO) – Guidance

A guide to the use of preceptorship within Prosthetics and Orthotics, including aims and benefits of preceptorship programmes

British Dietetic Association (BDA) - Preceptorship Framework and Case studies

Webpages about preceptorship for dietitians including BDA preceptorship framework/supportive resources and case studies

British and Irish Orthoptic Society – Information and Case Studies

Webpage about preceptorship for orthoptists, including case studies from early-career orthoptists and links to further guidance.


British Psychological Society – Guidelines and Information

Documents providing a set of shared guidelines for all applied psychologists

BPS Practice Guidelines (2017)

BPS Guidelines and documents

Also available in print:

‘BPS Guidelines on Job Planning for Practitioner Psychologists in the NHS and Social Care’

This guidance is for practitioner psychologists working in NHS Trusts and Health Boards to guide the job planning process

Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) – Case Studies

Webpages about preceptorship for physiotherapists, including case studies with feedback from newly qualified physiotherapist preceptees. 

Royal College of Podiatry – Clinical Career Development Preceptorship Framework

A guide produced by the College of Podiatry, written to aid podiatry and chiropody registrants develop confidence and professional skills during times of transition in your clinical career.

Royal College of Occupational Therapists - Guidance

Documents developed to support newly qualified occupational therapists moving into their first roles.

A hub of resources for occupational therapists who want to return to professional practice and those who support them.


Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) – Guidance

Webpages about preceptorship with links to RCSLT resources for Newly Qualified Practitioners


Page updated on: 30/11/2023