What we can do for you

The Benefits of FEDIP

Demonstrate your competence and experience to colleagues, employers and wider society

FEDIP is the only public register for all informatics professionals in the UK dedicated to delivering better health and care through the advanced use of technology.

Becoming a registered practitioner will allow you to easily show your expertise and gain professional recognition. 

Get Community Support

We're creating a home for informatics professionals where you can get advice, feedback and stay up-to-date on industry news.


FEDIP allows you to easily connect with other,  registered informatics professionals to share your knowledge and grow your network. 

Play your part in shaping the informatics profession and transforming modern healthcare

We want to hear from you and work together to shape the future of the informatics profession.


The recent COVID crisis has attracted a lot of interested in how health care and technology can work together to create better systems, support people and save lives. You are a big part of that discussion on how we can shape the profession in the future to meet these challenges. 

Help to develop professional standards and ensure the best use of data technology in health and care

The standard was written in consultation with the awarding professional bodies, UKCHIP and leading informaticians across the UK.


We hope this standard will help informaticians develop practices which will shape the future of healthcare. We are excited to invite you to be involved in the development of the profession. 



work in a professional informatics role, using data and technology to support health and care delivery

understand how your role impacts patient care

demonstrate integrity in your work

work to a high standard of quality

If you're in a health informatics role with patient care as your top priority, apply for FEDIP registration today and gain wider recognition of your skills and experience.


Associate Practitioner

Exercises limited autonomy, working under supervision with limited discretion.
Able to identify, gather and use relevant information to inform actions.

Expected to seek guidance in unexpected situations.

Performs a range of routine activities in varied environments, employing relevant cognitive and practical skills to complete well-defined generally routine tasks.

May contribute to routine issue resolution.

Who is it for?


Exercises autonomy subject to overall guidance and direction. Performs a range of work, sometimes complex and nonroutine. Selects and uses relevant methods and procedures. Demonstrates an analytical and systematic approach to issue resolution.

Who is it for?

Senior Practitioner

Who is it for?

Exercises autonomy within limited parameters. May have responsibility for the work of others. Performs a range of work, often complex nonroutine technical/professional activities. Identifies, selects and uses appropriate standards, methods, tools and applications.

Advanced Practitioner

Who is it for?

Exercise autonomy within broad but well-defined parameters. Builds appropriate and effective business relationships. Performs a range of complex technical / professional work. Applies fundamental principles in meeting work requirements. Advises on available standards, methods, tools and applications relevant to own specialism, making appropriate choices from alternatives.

Leading Practitioner

Exercise autonomy within broad parameters. Has authority over all aspects of a significant area of work. Formulation and application of policy. Formulation and implementation of strategy. Address complex, non- routine organisational problems. Has a full range of strategic leadership and management skills. Has an in depth understanding of the industry and implications of emerging technologies on the wider business environment.

Who is it for?


The Requirements

FEDIP annual subscription £25

1. When you apply to FEDIP you will be assessed against the criteria set out in the FEDIP standard.

2. To be entered onto the professional register you must first be a member of one of the following bodies;

  • The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS),

  • Association of Professional Healthcare Analysts (APHA),

  • Institute of Health Records and Information Management (​IHRIM),

  • Society for IT practitioners in the public sector (SOCITIM).

  • The Faculty Of Clinical Informatics (FCI),

  • Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP).

Not yet a member of one of the professional bodies?


No problem, let us help you choose the best one for you.