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Updated Covid-19 Guidance - 05th Jan 2020

05 January 2021

BASRaT Guidance to registrants for operating during Covid

In response to the announcements of enhanced restrictions in all four nations of the UK, we have updated our guidance for operating during COVID. The updated guidance is available here

Now more than ever, it is important to utilise telehealth, where possible, in order to limit the number of contacts you have with people outside of your household. This will help to slow the spread of the virus and protect the health of you, your family and your patients.

To support remote delivery of care, BASRaT Registrants have access to RehabGuru as a membership benefit. This offers bookings & scheduling, telehealth and exercise prescription. Any registrants not yet signed up that would like access can email

If you have any questions about how the latest guidance may affect your practice, please contact

Updated Covid-19 Guidance

23 December 2020

BASRaT Guidance to registrants for operating during COVID

Following changes to national restrictions across the UK, we have updated your guidance to registrants. The latest version of the guidance is available here: BASRaT Guidance to registrants for operating during COVID

New International Working Treaty

18 December 2020

Becoming a global family of 60,000 healthcare professionals and enabling Sport Rehabilitators to work in certain countries

2021 will be a landmark in the history of Sport Rehabilitation, both in the UK and internationally. After many years of work and planning, in June 2021 BASRaT is due to sign the international arrangement framework that will be unique in the UK.

Sport Rehabilitators will be recognised to work in certain countries without gaining further qualifications or degrees. We will be part of a global family of >60,000 healthcare professionals, collaborating to ensure best practice and quality assured high standards, both educational and professional.

As part of the quality assurance and to allow portability between countries, we will be introducing an independent capstone exam at the end of all our accredited HE programmes; one of the requisites of future BASRaT registration will be to pass this certification exam. All registrants already on our register in June 2021 will be grandparented; anyone wishing to register after that date will need to have both completed one of our accredited programmes and pass the certification exam. 

The portability between the UK and countries like Canada and the United States will be overseen and managed by CGFNS International; the world’s largest credentials evaluation organisation for the nursing and allied health professions since 1977. This will allow Sport Rehabilitators to apply to go and work in countries like the USA without undertaking any additional qualifications in the destination country.

COVID Guidance Update

26 November 2020

Updated guidance for BASRaT registrants ahead of the 3 tier system being introduced in England

Our latest guidance for BASRaT registrants is available to read here.  

The new guidance comes into effect from the 2nd December. Until then, registrants should follow this version of the guidance. 

Guidelines: National Lockdown

03 November 2020

New guidance for BASRaT Registrants following the announcement of the National Lockdown in England.

We are advising BASRaT registrants that you will be able to continue offering healthcare services to patients in all sectors, including private practice, unless specifically instructed otherwise in the new Government regulations. 

There is a restriction in place on close contact services, therefore, any appointments that are not addressing an injury, condition or healthcare need, should not go ahead. 


We have updated our guidance with information for Registrants in all four nations of the UK and the Republic of Ireland. It is available to read here


Please ensure you keep up to date with Government announcements and stay alert to any communications from us regarding any changes to the current guidance.