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 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
The UK now has a real opportunity to get more out of its health and care workforce, the Professional Standards Authority said today....Read More
In July 2014 we audited all 75 of the cases that the General Chiropractic Council (GCC) had closed at the initial stages of its fitness to practise (FTP) process during the 12 month period from 1 June 2013 to 30 May 2014....Read More
Check out the latest edition of the Standard e-Newsletter...Read More
The Authority supports the Government’s intention to strengthen public protection. Their response to the Law Commission builds on and improves the Law Commissions’ proposals in a number of important areas....Read More
Our creditor payment policy is maintained in accordance with the Government’s Better Payment Policy....Read More
Expenditure over £25,000 2014-2015...Read More
A list of all cases referred to court and their outcomes...Read More
A list of the cases referred to court awaiting a hearing/settlement...Read More
Summary notes of cases considered at S29 meetings between 2010 and 2015...Read More