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Response to the Charity Commission consultation on the use and promotion of complementary and alternative medicine

The Authority's response to the Charity Commission's consultation on complementary and alternative medicine: making decisions about charitable status

Performance Review - GOC 2015/16

In our latest review of the General Optical Council’s performance, we are pleased to see an improvement – with the GOC meeting 22 out of 24 of our Standards of Good Regulation

Consultation on proposed changes to the annual renewal process for the Accredited Registers programme

This consultation paper outlines proposed changes to the annual renewal process for accredited registers, which aim to ensure the process is more risk based, targeted and proportionate.

Response to NMC legislation – amendments to modernise midwifery regulation and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of fitness to practise processes

Response to the Nursing and Midwifery Council's consultation on amendments to its legislation to modernise midwifery regulation and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of fitness to practise processes

Response to the GOsC Consultations on Draft Guidance about Professional Behaviours and Fitness to Practise

Response to the General Osteopathic Council Consultations on Draft Guidance about Professional Behaviours and Fitness to Practise for Osteopathic Students and Draft Guidance for Osteopathic Educational Institutions

Response to the Health and Care Professions Council consultation on revised guidance on returning to practice

Response to the Health and Care Professions Council consultation on revised guidance on returning to practice

Response to the General Optical Council consultation: Draft Fitness to Practise Panels Hearings Guidance and Indicative Sanctions

Response to the General Optical Council consultation: Draft Fitness to Practise Panels Hearings Guidance and Indicative Sanctions

Response to Proposed regulation of Counsellors and Psychotherapists under the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 – Comments from the Professional Standards Authority

Response to Proposed regulation of Counsellors and Psychotherapists under the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 – Comments from the Professional Standards Authority

Recent publications

Performance Review - GMC 2017/18

In their latest performance review, the GMC continues to meet all of our Standards of Good Regulation

From public hearings to consensual disposal - insights from the decision-making literature

As part of our ongoing work on regulatory reform, particularly of fitness to practise proceedings, we wanted to find out what the available literature on decision-making tells us about the potential risks/benefits to the public of decisions generally being taken in a more private context

Performance Review - GDC 2017/18

Our latest review of the GDC sees it meeting 22 out of 24 of our Standards of Good Regulation - during this review period we noted a deterioration in its timeliness in progressing fitness to practise cases

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