Role Description and Competencies – HCA

Role Description & Competencies
The Francis Report and the Cavendish Report clearly state the important of the standardisation of the HCA role and the need for training and QA. The role of the HCA in general practice has grown substantially and is integral to patient care in most practices. HCA’s have different roles depending on their practice, but there is a defined competency list developed by the RCGP:-

SYBPCWG role profile HCA