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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.

A review conducted for the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association

We were asked by the SRNA to review their complaints, investigations and discipline work against our Standards of Good Regulation. This report is the result of that work

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

Inquiry into the performance of the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia

This international report reviews the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia and was carried out at the request of British Columbia’s Minister of Health

Performance Review - PSNI 2017/18

The Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland continues to meet all of our Standards of Good Regulation

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

Recent publications

Performance Review - GCC 2018/19

Our latest performance review for the General Chiropractic Council is published - with the GCC meeting 22 out of 24 of our Standards of Good Regulation

Performance Review - GOC 2017/18

In our latest performance review - the GOC has met 22 out of 24 of the Standards of Good Regulation

Sexual misconduct in health and social care: understanding types of abuse and perpetrators’ moral mindsets

Using analysed records in 232 fitness to practise cases where sexual misconduct was found proven by registrants of the GMC, HCPC and NMC - Professor Searle has reviewed the academic and research literature on the key theories and explanations for why this kind of misconduct occurs

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