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Strategic objectives 2020/21

The Authority’s corporate strategic objectives were agreed by the Board at its strategic planning meeting in May 2019 and are set out below:

Strategic aim 1

  • To protect the public by delivering highly effective oversight of regulation and registration.
  • To deliver our statutory duties, targeting our resources where there is greatest risk to the public.
  • To be transparent in our decision-making and reporting, recognising those who are committed to achieving high standards and being rigorous, clear and fair when reporting non-compliance with our standards.
  • To support high standards in health and social care regulation and registration through the effective use of information, data and intelligence.
  • To lead the development of more effective regulation through research, commissioned work, policy advice and the use of our right-touch assurance model; and by shaping regulatory reform.

Strategic aim 2

  • To maintain strong relationships with statutory regulators, organisations with accredited registers and other stakeholders to improve the impact of our work.
  • To work collaboratively with all regulators in health and social care to improve the effectiveness of regulation.
  • To be a leading voice in regulation, enhancing effectiveness through sharing research and learning.
  • To work with statutory regulators and organisations with accredited registers to facilitate the sharing of good practice and to support them in raising standards in professional practice.
  • To take account of the views of all stakeholders in developing our regulatory approach.
  • Engage with system regulators in health and social care to seek synergies with professional regulation, and with others to share good practice in regulation and right-touch assurance.

Strategic aim 3

  • To have a skilled, diverse and motivated team who are proud to work at the Authority and are committed to achieving our objectives.
  • To further improve the Authority’s working environment and culture, and uphold the values of the organisation.
  • To lead, motivate and support colleagues to deliver excellent work.
  • To attract and retain the right people with the right skills.
  • To improve expertise and support delivery through high quality learning and development.

Strategic aim 4

  • To seek continuous improvement in the way we run the Authority and our value for money for registrants, patients and the public.
  • To maintain and review regularly the governance arrangements which give appropriate oversight to matters within the Authority’s legislative remit.
  • To develop and maintain high quality leadership and management practises.
  • To maintain and improve cost-effectiveness and quality by systematically reviewing systems, processes and procedures, and by working with others.
  • To ensure the continued financial viability of the Authority.

You can find out more details in our Business Plan


Working towards achieving our strategic objectives

Find out how we are working to achieve our strategic objectives in our latest annual report


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