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AHCS seeks members for Regulation Council. Apply by 2 March.

The Academy for Healthcare Science invites applications to become members of the AHCS Regulation Council.


About the AHCS Regulation Council

The role of the Regulation Council is to:

  • Protect the public and promote public confidence in the Healthcare Science workforce it registers
  • Maintain the Professional Standards Authority’s standards for organisations holding an accredited register for health and social care occupations
  • Support and inform the Academy’s position on statutory regulation of Healthcare Scientists.

The Regulation Council meets 4 times a year.


Key knowledge, experience and skills required for AHCS Regulation Council Members

Members will need to be able to:

  • Ensure public interest and safety – quality of care and patient experiences are paramount at all times and should never be dominated or unintentionally subverted by professional or other interests
  • Quickly develop a thorough understanding of the risks presented to the public by Healthcare Science registrants and of effective action to mitigate them
  • Quickly develop a clear understanding of the business, legal and financial aspects of the Regulation Council’s work and of the business, financial, legal and healthcare contexts in which it operates
  • Understand the relationship between voluntary and statutory regulation and the current developments in the regulation landscape in healthcare
  • Work collaboratively and constructively with others, contributing to discussions, challenging decisions, and raising concerns effectively.

Read the full Person Specification for the Member of Regulation Council role

How to apply and selection process.

To apply for this role, please email a concise CV with a brief covering letter explaining the reasons for your interest in this position and the knowledge, skills and qualities you feel that you would bring to the role. Applicants should email  a copy of their CV to

The Chair of the Regulation Council and the Chief Executive of the Academy will agree a shortlist of candidates for interview.

There will be two interviews,the first will be with the Chair of the Regulation Council by telephone and the second will be with the Academy Chief Executive and Registrar. These interviews will be held in March, as soon as is mutually convenient.

Appointments will be for 4 years and renewable thereafter in line with the governance arrangements that the Regulation Council agrees.


Further information

Read more about the Regulation Council and its work

Download the Person Specification for Member of Regulation Council


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