Police cautions – do I need to declare a caution?

Police cautions – do I need to declare a caution?

Cautions must be declared to healthcare regulatory bodies such as the HCPC.  There is often uncertainty over cautions, what they are and whether they should be declared.   What is a police caution? There is often a misconception that a police caution is a “slap on the...
Police cautions – do I need to declare a caution?

The new regulator for social workers – Social Work England

In December a new body, Social Work England (SWE), will take over responsibility from the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) for regulating England’s social workers.  I recently reported concerns about the HCPC’s fitness to practise failings.  The HCPC has...
HCPC failing to meet six Fitness to Practise standards

HCPC failing to meet six Fitness to Practise standards

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is failing in fitness to practise standards according to Professional Standards Authority. The Professional Standards Authority has published its annual performance review of the HCPC.  The HCPC’s performance was assessed...
We secure a finding of no case to answer for radiographer

We secure a finding of no case to answer for radiographer

FollowFollowFollowFollow Kings View Chambers secures a finding of no case to answer for radiographer. Client had a recent conviction for assault. We advised and made representations about the circumstances of the conviction and that given the practitioner’s remorse...

HCPC Continuous Professional Development

HCPC Standards state that registrants must: Maintain a continuous, up to date and accurate record of their CPD activities; Demonstrate that their CPD activities are a mixture of learning activities relevant to current or future practice; Seek to ensure that their CPD...