This is (supposed to be) a reflective diary by a (not very) anonymous biomedical scientist who works somewhere in the south of England.
One day this diary may well be submitted to the Health and Care Professions Council as evidence of ongoing continual professional development....
We have a jam-packed issue for you this month, with information on three separate government consultations and guidance from the Information Commissioner's Office on what to do if you process health data.
We also take a look at two recently published publications, our revised guidance on confidentiality, which provides advice for registrants on how they should handle and share information about service users, and our Fitness to practise annual report 2017. There are also partner recruitment opportunities that will be of interest if you would like to be involved in the work of your regulator.
Look out for the next issue of HCPC In Focus in January 2018.