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Remote supervision

Case study: Raff is a hearing aid dispenser working in independent practice. He has just started running his own business as a sole practitioner in a remote location in the Scottish Highlands.

Wellbeing resources

We signpost you to some of the resources that exist to help you maintain your wellbeing and good mental health during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Professional bodies

These organisations do work which may include promoting the profession, representing members, curriculum frameworks, post registration education and training and continuing professional development.

Driving under the influence of alcohol

Case study: A podiatrist self-referred following a conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Supporting employees to renew their registration

Our registrants need to renew their registration every two years, and if they don't they may be removed from the Register

Communicating during the COVID-19 pandemic

The factors to consider in applying our standards during the COVID-19 pandemic

Chiropodist, podiatrist and hearing aid dispenser renewals - window closing soon

The deadline for chiropodists, podiatrists and hearing aid dispensers to complete their registration renewal is fast approaching

Standards of proficiency

The professional standards all registrants must meet in order to become registered, and remain on the Register

Bringing profession into disrepute / inappropriate comments on social media

Case study: A paramedic self-referred after he posted inappropriate comments on social media, which caused his employer to suspend him.

Inappropriate relationship with patient

Case study: A psychologist’s employer raised concerns that the registrant had taken a service user on a trip involving an overnight stay in a shared hotel room, bought the service user alcohol and appeared to be under the influence of alcohol in the presence of the service user.

Failure to maintain adequate records

Case study: A dietitian’s employer raised concerns about their clinical practice and conduct, following a number of incidents relating to six different service users.

Unsafe clinical practice

Case study: A biomedical scientist’s employer raised concerns following an incident where the registrant failed to follow procedure. When processing samples, the registrant failed to prevent contamination, which led to inaccurate results.

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