In our first blog of the new year, the Authority's chief executive explains why setting intentions rather than resolutions is the smarter approach to achieving them and one of the Authority's intentions is to continue to strive for regulatory reform
Christine Braithwaite, our Director of Standards and Policy, explains why the regulatory system cannot afford to stand still and sets out the five key areas where we would like to see reform
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
Harry Cayton steps down as the Authority's Chief Executive at the end of October. In this blog, he reflects on his 11 years at the Authority and also ponders what key qualities are vital to be successful in the regulatory field
Our role to protect the public by improving professional regulation sometimes takes us beyond the UK. But how do we approach our international work and what benefits do we get from it? Senior Scrutiny Officer Michael Humphreys explains more in his blog
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?’
There is no doubt that the UK is facing numerous public health challenges - in this blog, we look at how the Accredited Registers programme can play a key role in supporting public health and why they still remain an 'untapped resource'
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?
The second in our series of blogs on fitness to practise focuses on what changes could be introduced without the need for substantial legislative change or radical regulatory reform.
We've all seen articles about doctors/nurses being 'struck off' and the fitness to practise process even made a recent appearance on prime-time ITV in its crime drama 'Unforgotten', but what exactly is fitness to practise and why is reforming it long overdue?
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