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Maximising the contribution of regulatory bodies’ registers to public protection

Our February 2010 good practice report makes recommendations on the features of a good online register, including fitness to practise information, navigation and presentation, search features and glossaries.

Sharing outcomes of student fitness to practise committees

In this February 2010 good practice report, the Professional Standards Authority makes recommendations on handling outcomes of student fitness to practise committees, following a finding in the 2008/2009 Performance Review report.

Protecting the public from unregistered practitioners

For this February 2010 good practice report we consulted the nine health professional regulators to understand the size and scope of title misuse, barriers preventing regulators tackling title misuse, including prosecution, and how these may be overcome.

Handling complaints: sharing the registrant’s response with the complainant

December 2009 good practice report arising from a finding in the 2008/2009 Performance Review which found there was variation across the regulators about sharing the registrant’s response to a complaint with the complainant.

Regulators’ role in providing high-quality care to people with disabilities

Our December 2009 advice to the Secretary of State describes how health professional regulators can influence the standards of healthcare experienced by people with disabilities and meet this duty.

Public views on three aspects of health professional regulation

This October 2009 Research report sought to understand how the public understands terms related to advanced practice and sanctions, and how they expect regulators, registrants and employers to manage health issues affecting health professionals.

Review of online health professional registers – the public perspective

October 2009 research report to understand patient and public expectations of online registers, and to establish what an ideal online register would look like.

Patient data misuse and the health professional regulators

August 2009 advice to the Secretary of State about the current codes of conduct for the regulated healthcare professions around data misuse.

Welsh language

We can provide our material in Welsh on request.

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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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