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..
The Professional Standards Authority’s report was yesterday laid before the UK Parliament, Scottish Parliament, the Welsh Assembly Government and Northern Ireland Assembly. ...Read More
The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care (the Authority) will host a conference on 1 July 2015 to bring together representatives from the health and care community....Read More
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
Summary notes of cases considered at S29 meetings between 2010 and 2015...Read More
Consent Orders and Judgments arising from CHRE appeals under S29 of the NHS Reform and Health Care Professions Act between 2009 and 2015...Read More
A list of the cases referred to court awaiting a hearing/settlement...Read More
A list of all cases referred to court and their outcomes...Read More
In our Performance Review 2014/15 report we concluded that all of the regulators are performing well or adequately against most of the Standards of Good Regulation....Read More