The Healthcare and Care Professions Council () has established a temporary register of health and care professionals to support the public health response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. Final year trainees on National School of Healthcare Science ( ) accredited programmes, trainees on for Education Scotland ( ) recognised clinical scientist training programmes, and AHCS Equivalence applicants who have met the requirements set out by AHCS will automatically be entered onto the temporary register and able to practice as a registered professional.
The requirements are being put in place to assure the Academy, as theapproved provider, that those trainees and Equivalence applicants have completed the work-based learning for clinical practice in the current context required to fulfil ’s requirements to enter the temporary register.
For final year https://. . .uk/coronavirus-covid-19-information/trainees, is managing the process to enable entry to the temporary register; trainees will be provided with details and guidance. The will also continue to add updates and FAQs to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) information page on the website:
For final year trainees onrecognised clinical scientist training programmes, is managing the process to enable entry to the temporary register and will be in touch with trainees and supervisors to discuss the process.
ForEquivalence applicants, the Academy will be in contact with individual applicants to confirm eligibility and provide additional information.
In all instances, the details of those who meet the criteria will be forwarded to theto enable automatic entry on to the temporary register.
For more detailed information about the temporary student register please visit:
Academy for Healthcare Science: AHCS Equivalence Guidance
Calling all Clinical Scientists and Biomedical Scientists formerly registered with
will be contacting former Clinical Scientists and Biomedical Scientists, who have de-registered within the last three years, to inform them that their names will be added to the COVID-19 temporary register.
If your name is on this list, and you would like to offer to support your profession in the COVID-19 pandemic, you do not need to do anything further within order to practice.
Further details and FAQs can be found at: https://www.-uk.org/covid-19/advice/advice-for-temporary-registrants/
The temporary register can be downloaded at: https://www.-uk.org/covid-19/temporary-register/