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We are currently working on:


We have now completed performance reviews for the GCC, the GDC, the GMC, the GOsC, the GPhC, the HCPC, the NMC and the PSNI for 2015/16 and published our reports.


The reviews for 2016/17 are now underway and our schedule is now available – it gives deadlines for sharing your experience of the regulators and also indicates when we will assess each regulator’s performance. We will start assessing the General Dental Council in July, so please share your experience with us by 22 May 2017.

Accredited Registers

We have received an application for accreditation from the:


Annual reviews are happening throughout the year. You can view the latest decision and the annual review dates on the panel decisions page. We are currently assessing annual reviews of accreditation for:


If you have experience of any of these accredited registers and would like to share it – we would like to hear from you, just check the deadlines and get in touch.

Policy and research

Our two-day 2017 Academic Conference took place on 9-10 March. This year the theme was around 'Building trust in people and places'. Find out more about the subjects discussed in the conference programme or read through the presentations.


Our latest literature review provides interesting insights into the range of factors that can influence how professional identities amongst health and social care professionals are acquired and developed.


We have now published Regulation rethought. This builds on the ideas we set out in our paper Rethinking regulation published last year. Regulation rethought sets out our proposals for a transformation of the regulation of health and care professionals. We have also published our paper on assessing the risk of harm Right-touch assurance – a methodology for assessing and assuring occupational risk of harm.