Jan 30, 2020
A guest blog from Peter Walsh questions what difference the duty of candour has made, but he remains hopeful that, if fully embraced by regulators and others, it will lead to the biggest and most overdue advance in patients’ rights and patient safety
Nov 06, 2019
Russell Parkinson guest blogs for us following our recent seminar on whistleblowing - outlining that there needs to be supportive organisational cultures with good leaders to encourage speaking up and voicing concerns
Jun 13, 2019
Policy Manager Daisy Blench reflects on a recent presentation to nursing associate students and the thoughts they shared on wearing a uniform and being regulated versus not being regulated.
Feb 08, 2019
Brexit brings uncertainty, but we do know whatever its outcome, healthcare professionals will shoulder some of the impact. UK health/care regulators do not get involved in workforce matters, but our Director of Policy and Standards asks: 'should they now?'
Nov 21, 2018
In this first blog Alan Clamp explains that, though he may be new to the Professional Standards Authority, he is certainly not new to the world of regulation
Sep 27, 2018
This guest blog from Professor Deborah Bowman, the academic lead for the Authority's 2019 Academic Conference, introduces the question ‘what is it to be a good regulator?’
Sep 05, 2018
In our third (and final) blog looking at fitness to practise – we go from the evolutionary approach to the revolutionary – if we could design the fitness to practise process from scratch: what would it look like?
Jun 27, 2018
Mark Stobbs explains why the time is right to review the Standards of Good Regulation. Responses from our 2017 consultation have now fed into a new set of draft Standards that reflect our right-touch regulation principles and we want your feedback on them
May 24, 2018
How does professional identity benefit patient safety? What role do regulators have on the formation of that identity? Dr Kolyva reflects on how ‘space’ and ‘place’ can contribute to developing professional identity
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