On Monday 2 March members of the House of Lords held a short debate about the impact of unregistered and unregulated therapists. The BPC, with BACP and UKCP, prepared a joint briefing for the Peers who were due to speak on the day. We highlighted that:
The online annual registration process for Registrants is now open and the deadline for submission will be 31st March 2020.
The major manifestos for the 2019 General Election have been published and the BPC has produced a briefing to help you navigate each party's health care pledges. The briefing includes summaries of the political parties’ key health and mental health policies (Conservatives, Labour, Lib Dems, Greens, SNP, DUP, Sinn Fein, SDLP, Plaid Cymru, Brexit Party). As expected, the three main parties are all proposing to increase health spending:
The BPC (British Psychoanalytic Council), together with BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and UKCP (UK Council for Psychotherapy), have joined together as three of the leading counselling and psychotherapy organisations to call on the next Government to make three key commitments: