Who is a healthcare professional?

For the purposes of CQC registration, a healthcare professional is defined as a:

 

  • Medical practitioner

     

  • Dental practitioner

     

  • Dental hygienist

     

  • Dental therapist

     

  • Dental nurse

     

  • Dental technician

     

  • Orthodontic therapist

     

  • Registered nurse

     

  • Registered midwife

     

  • Biomedical scientist

     

  • Clinical scientist

     

  • Operating department practitioner, and 

     

  • Paramedic radiographer.