The concept of professionalism is not a new one, but in the wake of high profile cases has become more important than ever that healthcare practitioners do not just know how to be a professional, but can show how, and demonstrate professionalism in action. However, professionalism is not easy to test as it is arguably subjective in nature, and will change over the course of a career. It is notoriously difficult to test, but is an expected behaviour by which every practitioner will be judged.

On these pages you will find information on professional regulation and record keeping, ethics and conduct, giving evidence and writing reports, and professional use of social media.