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You must register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to practice as an orthoptist in the UK.
You can only call yourself an orthoptist if you’re registered with the HCPC.
Fines and penalties
You could be fined up to £5,000 if you call yourself an orthoptist and you’re not registered with the HCPC.