Health: Care Assistants

House of Lords written question – answered on 10th February 2010.

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Photo of Lord MacKenzie of Culkein Lord MacKenzie of Culkein Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they are giving to requiring the regulation of healthcare assistants by the Nursing & Midwifery Council or the Health Professions Council.

Photo of Baroness Thornton Baroness Thornton Government Whip, Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

The department is considering the case for extending statutory regulation to any new groups in light of the recommendations of the Extending Professional Regulation Working Group.

No decisions on the regulation of healthcare assistants have yet been taken/ We are aware that the Nursing and Midwifery Council has commissioned research in this area.

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