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Review of the legislation and governance for Engineers and Geoscientists in British Columbia

A review of the legislation, bylaws and governance for the Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia

Health Professional Regulation: a long view with Annual Report and Accounts 2017/2018

In our 2017/18 annual report, we take the opportunity to look back, charting key moments in the development of the regulatory framework, but also underline why regulatory reform is so necessary. It also provides our usual overview of professional regulation and registration

Performance Review - HCPC 2017/18

In our latest performance review for the HCPC we outline the actions it has taken to address the issues we raised in our previous review about its performance against the fitness to practise standards

Regulating an occupation in fewer than all four UK countries

What are the implications for policy-makers, the public, and practitioners if a health or care occupation is regulated in fewer than all four UK countries? The Scottish Government commissioned the Professional Standards Authority to provide advice on the implications

Professional Standards Authority's response to the NMC consultation on ensuring patient safety, enabling professionalism

The Authority's response to the Nursing and Midwifery Council's consultation on changes to its fitness to practise function

Professional Standards Authority's evidence to the Joint Committee on the Health Service Safety Investigations Bill

The Authority's evidence to the Joint Committee on the draft Health Service Safety Investigations Bill

Professional Standards Authority response to GOsC consultation on changes to quality assurance of osteopathic education

The Authority's response to the General Osteopathic Council's consultation on changes to its quality assurance of osteopathic education

Reviewing the Standards of Good Consultation June 2018

This is the second round of our consultation on reviewing the Standards of Good Regulation. In this consultation, we are asking feedback on the detailed wording of the proposed new standards as well as the evidence we will be asking the regulators to provide

Recent publications

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

Performance Review - HCPC 2018/19

In our latest review of the HCPC's performance, we report that the six fitness to practise Standards not met in our previous two reports, still remain unmet - but we also recognise the significant amount of work HCPC has undertaken to address the concerns we outlined in those reviews

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