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HCPC Identity

Is your health professional registered?

The Health Professionals Council is the body that ensures that professional standards of practice and continuing professional development are adhered to by its members.

To make sure that your health professional is genuine there is only one way to check.
Consult the Health Professionals Council web site:

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy is the professional, educational and trade union body for the country’s 47,000 Chartered Physiotherapists, including assistants and students.

The Society is a member-led organisation, governed by the CSP Council. This is made up of elected CSP members and is supported by a system of boards, branches, committees and groups. The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy provides an exceptionally wide range of member services and is also a campaigning organisation, speaking up for physiotherapists and promoting the physiotherapy profession. It aims to:

  • Lead and support its members and help them provide the highest standards of innovative patient care

  • Protect and further advise the interests of the members

  • Raise the profile of the profession and influence the health care agenda

  • Work openly in partnership to meet the needs of the members and their patients

Some of the services the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy provides to its members include:

  • Vital Professional Liability Insurance (PLI)

  • Access to professional information via the internet library, telephone and group meetings

  • Twice-monthly Physiotherapy Frontline magazine with up to date health care information & job adverts

  • Quarterly scientific Physiotherapy Journals

  • Guidelines on clinical effectiveness, codes of practice and core standards of care

  • Regular nationwide branch meetings

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