HEE Clinical Scholar

Eligible Professions and Regulators 

ProfessionRegulator with which applicants must hold registration/register with

AHP professions: 

  • Art therapist
  • Podiatrist
  • Dietician
  • Occupational therapist
  • Orthoptist
  • Orthotist and Prosthetist
  • Paramedic
  • Physiotherapist
  • Radiographer (diagnostic and therapeutic)
  • Speech and language therapist
  • Drama therapist
  • Music therapist
Health and Care Professions Council
Chiropractor General Chiropractic Council 
Clinical Psychologist Health and Care Professions Council

Healthcare scientists - Professionals that work in one of the following broad areas of practice, which together cover over 45 different professional specialisms: Life Sciences/Clinical Laboratory Sciences; Physiological Sciences; Clinical Bioinformatics; Physical Sciences (incorporating Medical Physics) and Clinical Engineering. 

These include clinical scientists, biomedical scientists, clinical physiologists and clinical technologists. 

Health and Care Professions Counicl, or the PSA accredited Academy for Healthcare Science register
Non-Medical Public Health Specialty Trainees, Specialists and Consultants 

Specialty Trainees: Faculty of Public Health 

Specialists and Consultants:
The UK Public Health Register 

 Nurse, Midwife, Health visitor   Nursing and Midwifery Council
 Operating Department Practitioner   Health and Care Professions Council
 Optometrist and Dispensing Optician   General Optical Council
 Osteopath  General Osteopathic Council

 Pharmacy professions:

  • Pharmacist and Pharmacy technician 
 General Pharmaceutical Council

 Wider Dental Team professions:

  • Dental hygienist 
  • Dental nurse 
  • Dental therapist 
 General Dental Council

   Social Care Workers

Download Eligible Professions and Regulators as a PDF 


HEE/NIHR Pre-Doctoral Bridging Programme

Division of Rehabilitation, Ageing and Wellbeing
B114, Medical School, QMC
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

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