Other treatments in Sweden

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NewsNew regulation found after the CAMbrella deliveries:

No new regulation found.

Notice! All text below is copied from the CAMbrella report – delivered Dec 31, 2012

Physiotherapy is a regulated profession in Sweden with the title “Registered Physical
Therapist”. The title is protected by the state, but the professional activity is not. The rules of professional conduct are determined directly by the state through national legislation.

The physical therapist must be state-registered and obtain a licence to practise. The Swedish physiotherapy association has established a code of ethics for physical therapists.

The national authority responsible for the physiotherapy profession in Sweden is “The National Board of Health and Welfare”(273).

Physiotherapy is registered in the EU regulated professions database as follows:
“Physiotherapist” is a directly related regulated profession with title “Sjukgymnast”
recognized under Directive 2005/36/EC (5), ID 2492. General system of recognition- primary application. Qualification level: PS3 – Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years), Art. 11d (7).