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  • A virtual goodbye to our Chair

    JENKINS, George

    Current circumstances have meant that we could not say goodbye in person to our Chair, George Jenkins, who is stepping down today – so we have had to say 'goodbye' and wish him 'good luck' online through our blog.

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  • Reshaping Standards, Enabling Change

    Colum Conway Social Work England

    On World Social Work Day, Colum Conway of Social Work England, explains why professional regulation needs to be in a better position to provide a more responsive and proportionate approach, work collaboratively and re-focus on ‘up stream’ working

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  • Public confidence in fitness to practise

    Daisy Blench

    ​Public confidence and public trust in the healthcare regulators are interlinked: without one, you probably wouldn’t have the other but how do the regulators interpret and apply ‘public confidence’ especially in relation to their fitness to practise processes?

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  • A tale of two duties (of candour)

    Amy Hopwood - CQC

    Amy Hopwood, Policy Manager at CQC writes about the organisational duty of candour: the difference between it and the professional duty of candour; the barriers that can hinder both duties; & CQC's plans for launching new guidance in the spring

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  • The Duty of Candour – where are we now?

    Peter Walsh -AvMa

    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

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Please note the views expressed in these blogs are those of the individual bloggers and do not necessarily reflect those of the Professional Standards Authority.