Return to practice

Resources for biomedical scientists looking to register again with the HCPC

Resources to support you returning to practice as a biomedical scientist. 


HCPC - Returning to Practice guidance

Find out more about the requirements needed to become HCPC registered again and all education and training you will need before applying. There is also guidance on completing their forms and case studies from other professionals that have undertaken the process. 

Visit the HCPC Return to Practice resources


NHS England Return to Practice (RTP) Programme support

NHSE have a RTP programme dedicated to supporting all 15 professions to return to the HCPC register, including biomedical scientists.

Support includes but is not limited to access to:

  • funding
  • a national Share Point site with lots of resources including private and formal study resources
  • newly commissioned courses such a personal development programme with opportunity to connect with other returners
  • case studies of other returners. 

NHSE welcome enquiries via their website to join the support programme or you can email them at for more information.

General Return to Practice resources

Support for Healthcare Scientists (including biomedical scientists)

Return to practice BMS