Surgical Care Practitioners at Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

29 / 10 / 2018

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust was one of the first trusts to recruit surgical care practitioners (SCPs) within England.

In this case study, we explore how the trust has successfully integrated SCPs within its orthopaedics department and developed the role, providing SCPs with support and training to extend their scope of practice.

Read the case study to learn more about:

  • how the trust has recruited the SCP roles
  • the duties that are carried out by SCPs
  • challenges the trust has faced introducing the role.

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