What Statutory Registration Means
The purpose of statutory registration is to protect the public by promoting high standards of professional conduct and professional education, training and competence amongst the registrants of the designated professions.
Practitioners practising under the professional title will have their qualifications verified and they must satisfy the Registration Board that they are a ‘fit and proper person’.
Statutory registration applies to the following 15 health and social care professions, regardless of whether they work in the private or public sector or are self-employed.
|Medical Scientists||Radiographers and Radiation Therapists|
|Occupational Therapists||Social Care Workers|
|Optometrists & Dispensing Opticians||Speech and Language Therapists|