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Health Professions: Registration

Question for Department of Health

UIN 37121, tabled on 18 May 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to ensure that non-medical scientists and technicians working in the health sector are registered with the Science Council or other relevant professional bodies.

Answered on

23 May 2016

Voluntary registration schemes, such as those overseen by the Science Council, provide an important mechanism for assuring the standards of professional staff. It is a matter for individual staff and their employing organisation as to how they make use of the assurance provided by voluntary registration schemes.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care
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