Health Professions Council (HPC)
HPC is an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for thirteen professions. HPC keeps a register of health professionals that meet there standards, and they take action if registered health professionals do not meet there standards. HPC was created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions order 2001.
Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP)
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy is the professional, educational and trade union body for the country's 47,000 chartered physiotherapists, physiotherapy students and assistants. It aims to support its members and help them to provide the highest standards of patient care.
The Society is a member-led organisation, governed by the CSP Council. This is made up of elected CSP members and is supported by a system of boards, branches, committees and groups. The CSP provides an exceptionally wide range of member services and is also a campaigning organisation, speaking up for physiotherapists and promoting the physiotherapy profession.
Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP)
The AACP is the only recognised professional acupuncture association of chartered physiotherapists in the UK.