Health Professions: Registration

Department of Health written question – answered on 23rd May 2016.

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Photo of Nicholas Dakin Nicholas Dakin Shadow Minister (Education)

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.

Photo of Ben Gummer Ben Gummer The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

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.

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