Public Analysts are the highly skilled scientists who form the primary scientific base of the United Kingdom's public protection enforcement service where chemical analysis and related testing are appropriate. In Scotland Public Analysts are also responsible for microbiological examination of food.
Continuing Professional Competence
In common with many professional organisations the APA has introduced a scheme of Continuing Professional Competence (CPC). The Public Analysts who have successfully completed the CPC process in 2021 are listed here: