There are a number of organisations in the U.K. and Jersey set up to regulate the practice of health professionals. Registration to these organisations guarantees competence to practice and ensures a commitment to Continuing Professional Development. You’ll find more information below about these organisations.
Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
“What is the Health & Care Professions Council? We regulate health professionals in the UK and were set up to protect the public. We only register professionals who meet our standards for their training, professional skills and behaviour.”
For more information, go to their website: www.hpc-uk.org
Jersey Public Health
Health Professionals practising in Jersey are required to be registered with the States of Jersey Public Health Department, based at Le Bas Centre.
For more information see the States of Jersey website: www.gov.je
Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists (RCSLT)
“The RCSLT is the professional body for speech and language therapists in the UK; providing leadership and setting professional standards.
We facilitate and promote research into the field of speech and language therapy, promote better education and training of speech and language therapists and provide information for our members and the public about speech and language therapy.”
For more information, see their website: www.rcslt.org
Association of Speech & Language Therapists in Independent Practice (ASLTIP)
“ASLTIP has two main functions: To provide information on independent Speech and Language Therapy throughout the United Kingdom and to support Speech and Language Therapists in independent practice.”
For more information, see their website: www.helpwithtalking.com
The practice of Speech & Language Therapists in France is also regulated. I am registered with ADELI at the Direction Departementale des Affaires Sanitaires et Sociales (DDASS).