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 is sorry to announce that Baroness Jill Pitkeathley OBE, who has held the position of chair for the last six years has announced she is standing down....Read More
Employers and the public are able to choose a clinical technologist belonging to a register vetted and approved by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care....Read More
The regulatory framework for health and social care needs radical change. It is out of date, over-complicated and too expensive, the Professional Standards Authority says in Rethinking Regulation published today. ...Read More
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
The Accreditation team's workshop on 14 October gives you an opportunity to discuss the Accredited Registers programme and learn more about the application process....Read More
Our creditor payment policy is maintained in accordance with the Government’s Better Payment Policy....Read More
Summary notes of cases considered at S29 meetings between 2010 and 2015...Read More
Board Meetings 2015...Read More
Expenditure over £25,000 2015-2016...Read More
Agenda and papers of the board meeting on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at the Cumberland Lodge, Windsor....Read More