All IPEM members are required to comply with the Institute's Code of Professional and Ethical Conduct which is supported by the Institute's disciplinary procedure.
If you wish to report a concern that a member has breached the Code of Professional and Ethical Conduct, please write to the Secretary of the PCC in strict confidence.
Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Members who are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as Clinical Scientists are also required to meet the standards of professional conduct required by HCPC.
The Institute is licensed by the Engineering Council to register Chartered Engineers (CEng), Incorporated Engineers (IEng) and Engineering Technicians (EngTech), and by the Science Council to register Chartered Scientists (CSci), Registered Scientists (RSci) and Registered Science Technicians (RSciTech).
It is a condition of those licences that the Institute's Code of Conduct and Disciplinary Procedure meets minimum standard specified by the Engineering Council and by the Science Council. Chartered Engineers, Incorporated Engineers and Engineering Technicians, and Chartered Scientists, Registered Scientists and Registered Science Technicians meet the standards of professional conduct required by those organisations.
Register of Clinical Technologists (RCT)
The Register of Clinical Technologists (RCT) has its own Code of Conduct and Registrants are subject to its Fitness to Practise procedure which was developed by the RCT Management Board.