We are here to protect the public and help ensure their health and wellbeing by raising standards in the regulation and registration of people working in health and social care.
who regulate health and care professionals to make sure they are protecting patients and service users properly
who work in health and social care (but are not regulated) and award our Quality Mark when they meet our high standards.
we advise the UK government and other decision-makers about ways to improve the regulation of people working in health and social care.
Looking for a health or care practitioner, but don’t know where to start? Use our Accredited Registers section to find out how to make an informed choice and find a register.
Want to know more about our work to raise standards in regulation?
Read our policy and research papers to find out how we help regulators raise standards and inspire confidence.
Want to know how well the regulators are protecting the public?
Use this section to read our reports about the regulators performance and find out why we refer some of their cases to court..
Consultation on proposals to revise the process for the Authority’s annual performance review of the regulators....Read More
The Authority is now seeking feedback about proposed changes to its Education and Training Standards for Accredited Registers...Read More
The Authority has today asked the Court of Appeal for permission to challenge the decision made by the High Court on 31 March to refuse our appeal against the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)’s decision in the case of Mr Doree. ...Read More
Patients, service users and the public are able to choose a Christian counsellor or psychotherapist belonging to a register vetted and approved by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care....Read More
The report recently published by the Professional Standards Authority, showcasing the success of its Accredited Registers programme, has been praised by leaders across the NHS....Read More
Agenda and papers of the board meeting on Wednesday, 20 May 2015 at the Authority's offices in London. ...Read More
Summary notes of cases considered at S29 meetings between 2010 and 2015...Read More
Board Meetings 2015...Read More
The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care - Retention and Disposal Policy ...Read More
A revised process for the performance review...Read More