News – New regulation found after the CAMbrella deliveries:
No new regulation found.
Notice! All text below are copied from the CAMbrella report – delivered Dec 31, 2012
Physiotherapy is regulated in Irish legislation S.I No 135 of 1996, Regulation 19, part 1,
professions and professional activities regulated by law. There is no legal protection of the title of physiotherapist; membership of the Irish Society confers the right to use the term Chartered Physiotherapist (161).
There is no legal protection of activity of physiotherapists but nor is there any legal limitation of activity (161). The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists is acting with the approval of the Minister for Health. Professions and professional activities are regulated by professional bodies which are recognized in a special form by the State.
Physiotherapist is organized in MISCP (The Irish Society of Chartered
Physiotherapists)(162). Ireland has a code of ethics for physiotherapists and The Irish Society has adopted the European Core Standards of Physiotherapy Practice (161).
Physiotherapy is registered in the EU regulated professions database as follows:
Physiotherapy is a directly related regulated profession with title “chartered physiotherapist” recognized under Directive 2005/36/EC (5), ID 100. General system of recognition- primary application. National legislation: S.I. Number 135 of 1996. All regions. Qualification level: PS3 – Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years), Art. 11 d (7).