Regulation of ACP- perceptions, evidence and the problems trying to be solved.

A report has been published regarding the work undertaken on behalf of the HCPC to review whether to provide additional regulation of Advanced Practice for its registrants. The conclusion drawn is “there is no clear evidence, based on the findings of this research, that additional regulation of advanced level practice is needed, or desired, to protect the public”. This is despite the research revealing that 78.2% of participants believed that the HCPC should regulate ACP.

Reflections on Advanced Practice Week

This month I have been reflecting on the various activities and conversations that happened in the ‘Advanced Practice Week’ that occurred between the 9th-13th November. This includes credentialing, confusion, communication, collaboration and country lanes.