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  • Professional Identity: a question of space versus place?

    Katerina Kolyva - Council of Deans of Health

    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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  • Why does professional regulation need to be reformed?

    Douglas Bilton

    Confusing? Complicated? Has the way we regulate health and care professions in the UK passed its sell-by date? In this blog, Douglas Bilton explains why we think it is time for a change and puts forward some ideas for new ways to regulate

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  • Professional healthcare regulation in the UK explained (part 2)

    Michael Warren

    What is professional regulation, why do we have it and how does it work? Questions we asked and answered in our first blog. In part 2, we delve deeper into the subject – exploring some of the challenges regulation faces and considering the alternatives

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  • Professional healthcare regulation in the UK explained

    Michael Warren

    Red tape? Badge of honour? An historical hotchpotch – out of step with modern times? There is no doubt that professional healthcare regulation is complicated. Policy Adviser at the Authority, Michael Warren, explains professional regulation in the UK

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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.