The introduction of this role gives a new opportunity for employers to train nursing staff, operating department practitioners and allied health professionals to become highly trained members of the surgical care team with improved learning and development. The main responsibility of the SCP is to provide senior level support to surgeons and other healthcare professionals before, during and after minor surgical procedures.
Confirmed industrial action strike days
This page details the confirmed national industrial action dates for health and transport staff in England.
5 December 2023
Medical associate professions
Information about the medical associate professions (MAPs), what the roles are, how they work, regulation and resources to support employers.
4 December 2023
Armed Forces reservists Community Connect - 1 February 2024
Community Connect is our regular online forum for those managing, championing or supporting Armed Forces reservists in the NHS.
1 February 2024 10:30 - 12:00 GMT