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 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 It is out of date, over-complicated and too expensive, the Professional Standards Authority says in Rethinking Regulation published today.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
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 Professional Standards Authority would like to hear about your experiences with the health and care professional regulators....Read More
Board Meetings 2015...Read More
Summary notes of cases considered at S29 meetings between 2010 and 2015...Read More
These are documents related to the Authority's Board....Read More
In June 2014, the Professional Standards Authority, working in collaboration with the CHSEO, was contracted to review the cost-effectiveness and efficiency of the NRAS in Australia. ...Read More