We currently regulate the following professions: arts therapists, biomedical scientists, chiropodists / podiatrists, clinical scientists, dietitians, hearing aid dispensers, occupational therapists, operating department practitioners, orthoptists, paramedics, physiotherapists, practitioner psychologists, prosthetists / orthotists, radiographers, social workers in England and speech and language therapists.
Each of the professions we regulate has one or more ‘designated title’, which is protected by law. These include titles like ‘physiotherapist’ and ‘dietitian’.
Anyone who uses one of these titles must be on our Register.
A person who is not registered and who misuses a designated title is breaking the law and may be prosecuted. Click here for more information about protected titles.