Jun 04, 2018
We have now published the NMC's annual performance review for 2016/17 and are pleased to report a continued improvement, however we still have concerns about how the NMC deals with families and patients going through the fitness to practise process
May 16, 2018
The review published today concludes that, although the NMC's performance as a regulator is improving, it continues to make some mistakes and must develop a more respectful and open culture
May 09, 2018
We believe that sexual misconduct between health and care practitioners should be taken seriously – it does potentially impact patient safety. However, we observed that it is not always treated as seriously in regulators' final fitness to practise decisions. We wanted to find out if our thinking was out-of-step so we commissioned research to find out what professionals and the public think
May 01, 2018
The Authority appealed against a decision by a Nursing and Midwifery Council panel in respect of a nurse working at a hospital for adults with a learning disability - we have
now reached agreement with the NMC on Winterbourne View that the case be remitted to an NMC panel to reconsider
May 01, 2018
The Authority has today announced its decision following consideration of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service decision in the case of Dr Valerie Murphy
Apr 26, 2018
Call for information - help us find out what progress the regulators have made to encourage professionals to be candid with patients when things go wrong
Apr 10, 2018
Today, the Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) register of persons providing non-surgical treatments and hair restoration surgery has been accredited by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care, an independent statutory body, accountable to Parliament.
Mar 29, 2018
The Authority has approved the addition of a credentialing register for the Life Science Industry to the existing Accredited Register run by the Academy for Healthcare Science.
Mar 27, 2018
Harry Cayton CBE will step down from his role as chief executive of the Professional Standards Authority in September.
Mar 23, 2018
Today, the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists’ (RCCP) register has been accredited by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care, an independent statutory body, accountable to Parliament.