Govt redrafts Bill for regulating allied healthcare services
Physiotherapists, nutritionists, radiological service providers and other allied healthcare professionals will soon be brought under the ambit of a national regulator, as per a redrafted Bill by the Centre.

The Union Health Ministry has redrafted the ' Allied and Healthcare Council Bill' which aims to regulate over 50 types of allied and healthcare professionals as well as set standards for their education and practices -

- A Central Council will be established which will ensure registration, verification and licensing of these professionals

- The Council will also determine minimum standards of education, curricula, salary structures and career pathways for these professionals

- Separate state councils to undertake the implementation of the standards set by the central council

- Penalties have also been incorporated for non- compliance of statutory provisions as stated in the draft Bill

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The draft earlier called ' Allied & Healthcare Professionals Central Council Bill 2015' can be read here -,%202015.pdf
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