News – New regulation found after the CAMbrella deliveries:
No new regulation found.
Notice! All text below is copied from the CAMbrella report – delivered Dec 31, 2012
Natural health practitioner is a regulated profession in Iceland. The profession is registered in the EU regulated professions database as follows:
Natural health practitioner is a directly related regulated profession with title
“Náttúrufræðingur í heilbrigðisþjónustu” recognized under Directive 2005/36/EC(5), ID 576.
EU translation “Biologist in a specialized health institution (EN)”. General system of
recognition – primary application.
National Legislation: Act no. 24/1985 on the professional titles and professional rights of health professions and regulation no. 272/1991 on the education, rights and duties of natural scientists in the health service.
Incorporated EEA Decision No 142/2007 in 2009 (155). Qualification level PS3 – Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years), Art. 11 d (7) All regions included.
Useful link: http://www.llv.li/amtsstellen/llv-agd-home.htm
Physiotherapist is a regulated profession in Iceland. Legal protection of the title of
physiotherapists has been established, but not for the professional activity. All
physiotherapist members must be registered and obtain a licence to practise physiotherapy.
Iceland has established a code of ethics for physiotherapists. The “Ministry of Health” is
responsible for the physiotherapy profession in Iceland (156).
Physiotherapy is registered in the EU regulated professions database with two titles:
Physiotherapy is a directly related regulated profession with title “Sjúkraþjálfari” recognized under Directive 2005/36/EC (5), ID 583. General system of recognition- primary application. National legislation: Act no. 58/1976 on physiotherapy. All regions. Qualification level: PS3 – Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years), Art. 11 d (7).
Doctor of medicine with a specialist medical training (Article 25 of Directive 2005/36/EC) is a directly related regulated profession with title “Orku- og endurhæfingarlækningar” (Physiotherapy (EN)). Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC(5), ID 11689.
Qualification level undefined. Doctor in basic and specialized medicine both listed in Annex V (7).