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.
Rethinking regulation explains that regulation needs to be made fit for the future. We make a series of recommendations intended to reshape how regulation works.
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 Accredited Registers programme welcomes national initiatives like Time to Talk Day, organized by the mental health anti-stigma campaign Time to Change. ...Read More
The Professional Standards Authority today reports the findings of its special investigation into concerns raised with us by a whistleblower. ...Read More
Professional Standards Authority announces appointment of new Chair...Read More
The Professional Standards Authority has decided to appeal the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service’s decision to suspend Dr Steven Burn for possession of indecent images of children...Read More
Between July and September 2014 we audited 100 cases handled by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and closed at the initial stages of its FTP process during the period 1 January 2014 to 31 July 2014. This audit report is being published one year after the end of the onsite audit and we acknowledge that exceptional delay....Read More
Agenda and papers of the board meeting on Wednesday 20 January 2016 at the Authority's offices in London....Read More
Summary notes of cases considered at S29 meetings between 2010 and 2015...Read More
A list of the cases referred to court awaiting a hearing/settlement...Read More