Jul 03, 2020
In 2016 we asked whether our Standards of Good Regulation were still fit for purpose? The answer was both yes and no. We have just published our first performance review using the new Standards. - this blog explains more about why and how they were revised
Jun 04, 2020
How can a regulatory system respond to a pandemic? The six principles of right-touch regulation can provide a useful framework - in this blog we look at agility - exploring what it means and how it might be applied in the current crisis
May 27, 2020
We met (virtually) with regulatory colleagues to discuss how the Coronavirus pandemic has impacted our work and how it is likely to have long-lasting effects and and shape regulatory policy well into the future
May 14, 2020
Douglas Bilton explains how our academic and research conference provides opportunities for those working in the regulatory field to share findings, identify common issues and look at how regulation can adapt to meet the challenges of the future
May 07, 2020
Mark Platt – Policy Manager at the GDC – reflects on our recent Academic and Research conference from three perspectives: attending, presenting and chairing a break-out session. This year's conference asked: 'Regulation in the future - will it matter?'
Apr 08, 2020
Covid-19 is putting unprecedented pressures on those working in health and care and those who regulate and register them – our Chief Executive discusses how to balance the need for flexibility with accountability to ensure patient and public safety
Mar 31, 2020
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.
Mar 17, 2020
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
Mar 12, 2020
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?
Feb 26, 2020
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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