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Age limits on access to medical, healthcare and social work professions

The impact of the Employment (Equality) Age Regulations 2006 on age limits in courses relating to the caring professions

Exploring age limits on access to medical, healthcare and social work professional qualifications, including:

  • doctors
  • nursing and midwifery
  • dentists
  • dental nurses, hygienists and technicians
  • veterinary surgeons
  • veterinary nurses
  • social workers
  • independent healthcare professionals.

This briefing was preprepared by ECU and Eversheds LLP.