Keeping in Shape: Achieving Fitness to Practise
Author: Warne, Catherine
Source: The British Journal of Occupational Therapy, Volume 65, Number 5, 1 May 2002 , pp. 219-223(5)
Publisher: College of Occupational Therapists
Abstract:Following the changeover from the Council for Professions Supplementary to Medicine to regulation by the Health Professions Council, therapists will need to be able to demonstrate their fitness to practise. This article explores the meaning and implications of the term 'fitness to practise', discusses the related influences of fitness for purpose and clinical governance; and considers some means of demonstrating fitness to practise.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: May 1, 2002
The British Journal of Occupational Therapy (BJOT) is the official journal of the College of Occupational Therapists. Its purpose is to publish articles relevant to theory, practice, research, education and management in occupational therapy internationally.
BJOT publishes research articles, critical reviews, practice analyses, opinion pieces, editorials, letters to the editor, book reviews and an annual index. Please refer to the author's guide at http://www.cot.co.uk/british-journal-bjot/british-journal-occupational-therapy
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