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You can find all our reports, policy and research papers here. You can search by title or by subject. Use the topics on the left to narrow your search by type of publication. If you would like help with your search please contact us on 020 7389 8030 or email us.

Authority's response to the Implementation Programme for the Inquiry into Hyponatraemia Related Deaths

Authority's response to the Implementation Programme for the Inquiry into Hyponatraemia Related Deaths

Professional Standards Authority response to NHS Improvement's consultation on developing a patient safety strategy

Professional Standards Authority response to NHS Improvement's consultation on developing a patient safety strategy

Standards of Good Regulation (revised) 2019

These are the revised Standards of Good Regulation - rationalised and reduced following the two consultations we carried out in 2017 and 2018. We are piloting these Standards with a plan to introduce them for our 2019/20 performance review cycle

Telling patients the truth when something has gone wrong - how have professional regulators encouraged professionals to be candid to patients?

This paper sets out the progress professional regulators we oversee have made in embedding the professional duty of candour (being open and honest to a patient when something has gone wrong in their care) across the UK since 2014

Performance Review - GOsC 2017/18

The GOsC's latest performance review details how it continues to meet all of our Standards of Good Regulation

Professional Standards Authority response to NMC consultation on returning to practice

The Authority's response to the Nursing and Midwifery Council's consultation on proposals for nurses and midwives seeking to return to practice

Performance Review - GCC 2017/18

Our latest performance review of the General Chiropractic Council shows an improvement in the GCC's performance – meeting all 24 of our Standards of Good Regulation

Professional Standards Authority response to the PSNI's consultation on its draft indicative sanctions guidance

The Authority's response to the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland's consultation on its draft indicative sanctions guidance

Recent publications

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

The role of patients and service users in ensuring the safety of the care they receive

​Can patients be effective in maintaining their own safety? We wanted to explore further the role of patients and service users in ensuring the safety of the care they receive, so we commissioned this research to find out more

Performance Review - NMC 2017/18

Our latest performance review of the NMC details how they have met 22 out of 24 of our Standards of Good regulation. It is the first performance review published since our lessons learned review and the NMC has initiated a significant programme to address the concerns we highlighted in that report

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