Jan 13, 2021
Peter Walsh, Chief Executive of Action against Medical Accidents (AvMa), guest blogs - setting out the key priorities AvMa would like to see as part of regulatory reform to ensure patients have a voice
Jan 06, 2021
A guest blog from Sarah Ellson - who co-heads Fieldfisher's Regulatory team - discussing the Authority's power to appeal final fitness to practise decisions - from a legal perspective
Dec 16, 2020
In this blog, our Policy Manager, Daisy Blench explains why we commissioned research to explore with patients and the public their perspective on future fitness to practise where hearings are not held and encapsulates its key findings
Nov 26, 2020
A speaker at our recent symposium, Lucy Watson - the Patients Association Chair, provides a guest blog discussing the importance of effective patient partnership as the health and care system transforms and eventually recovers
Nov 19, 2020
Chris Kenny presented at our symposium, outlining some key changes made by regulators in response to the pandemic & identified changes MDDUS would like to keep & those they would like the regulators to lose – he picks up on this theme in his guest blog
Nov 10, 2020
In this guest blog, Fraser Gilmore explores how storytelling can influence change, and how sharing one’s experience can make more abstract ideas like professional regulation more personal
Oct 26, 2020
Our director of scrutiny and quality writes about how regulation, regulators and the Authority itself all need to take action to promote equality, diversity and inclusion and it shouldn't take one month a year to highlight it
Oct 21, 2020
During Black History Month, and spurred on by the tragic circumstances of George Floyd’s and others’ untimely deaths, we at the Authority are reflecting on our responsibilities to promote equality, and to support and celebrate diversity and inclusion.
Oct 05, 2020
Our new stakeholder engagement strategy has been published today. Effective engagement plays a vital part in helping us to achieve our objectives: to protect the public, promote good professional standards and maintain public confidence in regulation.
Sep 15, 2020
A guest blog from Sarah Seddon, a healthcare practitioner and a patient, who discusses how the Duty of Candour has affected her personal life.
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