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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.

Improving employee performance management in the health and social care sector

In our November 2013 advice to the Secretary of State for Health, we respond to recommendations in the Cavendish Review into Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers in the NHS and in social care settings.

Can professional regulation do more to encourage candour when care goes wrong?

In response to recommendations about candour, openness and transparency in the Report of the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry, the Secretary of State for Health asked us for advice on how professional regulation could encourage professionals to be more candid when healthcare or social work goes wrong.

International Registrations Rapid Review

October 2013 rapid review on processes used by the nine health and care professional regulatory bodies in the UK to register applicants trained and applying from outside of the European Economic Area

Welsh language

We can provide our material in Welsh on request.

Gallwn ddarparu ein deunydd yn Gymraeg ar gais. Ebost

Recent publications

Periodic Review - Social Work England 2022/23

We publish our latest performance review for Social Work England - one of longer periodic reviews covering 2022/23

Monitoring report - PSNI 2022/23

Our latest performance review report for the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland

Making care safer for all: a manifesto for change

We have published our priorities to help the next UK government deliver better and safer care for all.

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