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Public Health Wales consultation on advanced practice in public health

The Authority's response in January 2015 to the Public Health Wales proposals for recognising public health practitioners who work at an advanced level of practice.

GOsC draft guidance on threshold criteria for unacceptable professional conduct

The Authority's response in December 2014 to the General Osteopathic Council consultation on proposed guidance on threshold criteria for unacceptable professional conduct.

Clear sexual boundaries

Guidance for patients, health professionals, education and training providers and fitness to practise panels published in 2008 and 2009.

ASA Consultation on prioritising principles

We welcome the opportunity to respond to this ASA consultation on its proposals to introduce prioritisation principles.

Accredited Registers - Our Standards

Standards for Accredited Registers

Progress on strengthening professional regulation’s approach to candour and error reporting

Our advice to the Secretary of State for Health considers the regulators' progress up until November 2014 and their plans for further relevant work in 2015 and 2016. We will review the regulators’ progress against their plans through our 2015/16 review of the regulators’ performance.

Cost-effectiveness and efficiency review of the NRAS in Australia

In June 2014, the Professional Standards Authority, working in collaboration with the CHSEO, was contracted to review the cost-effectiveness and efficiency of the NRAS in Australia.

Recommendations to improve the Law Commissions' draft bill

On 21 May 2014 the Authority wrote to the Department of Health with recommendations to improve the Law Commissions’ draft Regulation of Health and Social Care Professions etc Bill.

Recent publications

Performance Review - PSNI 2019/20

Our performance review of the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland for 2019/20

Professional Standards Authority Annual Report and Accounts 2020/21

We have published our annual report and accounts for 2020/21

Ethics in extraordinary times - practitioner experiences during the pandemic

We commissioned Professor Deborah Bowman to carry out research. This report is the result and it describes how the pandemic shaped and altered the ethical experiences of practitioners

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