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Operating Department Practitioners

Operating Department Practitioners

Operating department practitioners participate in the assessment of patients before and during surgery

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  • Operating Department Practitioner
College of Operating Department Practitioners

College of Operating Department Practitioners

College of Operating Department Practitioners promotes and represents the profession throughout the UK and provides advice and guidance on professional issues. The College of Operating Department Practitioners has been established as an entity within UNISON for the past eight years, for much of that time maintaining separate membership. After a substantial review of CODP operations it was decided to merge the functions of CODP more fully into UNISON.

Association for Perioperative Practice

Association for Perioperative Practice

The Association for Perioperative Practice works to enhance skills and knowledge within operating departments. It aims to enhance quality of care in the NHS and private sector
The Association exists to advance health by improving patient care in perioperative practice.

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