The HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) regulates and maintains a register of health and care professionals who must meet specific training, professional skills, behavior and health standards in order to practice in their respective fields. The HCPC regulates many professions, including but not limited to: physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, chiropodists/podiatrists, dentists, dieticians, social workers and others. Each of the professions regulated by the HCPC have a professional title that is protected by law and can only be used by the individual who has met the training and professional standards to be a member of that profession and is registered with the HCPC.
Though educated in the United states as a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Dr Elizabeth Tierney, PT, DPT is HCPC registered and has fulfilled the educational, training and professional requirements of the HCPC to work in the United Kingdom as a physiotherapist.
Dr Tierney's HCPC Registration number: PH110832
A member of the CSP:
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, or CSP, is the largest membership based organization for physiotherapists in the UK. The CSP supports physiotherapists and the profession as a whole to ensure that patients get the best possible care within the scope of physiotherapy practice.
As a member of the CSP, Dr Tierney has access to the latest research, continuing education courses and other materials to provide patients with the best and most up to date care as possible.
For more information about the HCPC visit http://www.hcpc-uk.org. For the CSP, visit http://www.csp.org.uk.