Jul 22, 2021
Assistant Director of Standards and Policy, Douglas Bilton, goes into detail about the key findings from the report we commissioned by Professor Deborah Bowman entitled Ethics in Extraordinary Times
Jun 10, 2021
In this blog we explain more about the advice we commissioned on cognitive bias and how they can influence the decisions we make without us even being aware of them
Jul 30, 2020
We cannot investigate individual complaints about regulators but, In this blog we explain how we can use concerns and complaints shared with us to feed into our performance reviews and how this can help others
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?
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