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Overview

You must register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to practice as a speech and language therapist in the UK.

You can only call yourself a speech and language therapist or a speech therapist if you’re registered with the HCPC.

Fines and penalties

You could be fined up to £5,000 if you call yourself a speech and language therapist or a speech therapist and you’re not registered with the HCPC.