A selection of links that you might find useful:
The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is the regulator for Allied Health Professionals in England. Find out about registration and professional standards for social work.
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) - https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check
The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) have merged into the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). CRB checks are now called DBS checks.
Royal College of Nursing - http://www.rcn.org.uk
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) is a membership organisation which represents nurses and nursing, promotes excellence in practice and shapes health policies.
Department of Health - http://www.dh.gov.uk
The official website of UK Department of Health, the government department responsible for public health issues.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) - http://www.nmc-uk.org/
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is the nursing and midwifery regulator for England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.
Community Care - http://www.communitycare.co.uk/
Community Care is a media website providing social care news, articles and opinion.
Nursing Times - http://www.nursingtimes.net/
The Nursing Times provides news and features on all aspects of nursing
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