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NMC - Lessons Learned Review May 2018

The Lessons Learned Review into the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s handling of concerns about midwives’ fitness to practise at the Furness General Hospital

Sexual behaviours between health and care practitioners: where does the boundary lie?

We have observed that regulators' fitness to practise panels may treat sexual misconduct between colleagues less seriously than when sexual boundaries with patients are overstepped. We believe this type of behaviour can have a negative impact on patient safety, so we commissioned research to get both public and professional perspectives on the subject

Professional Standards Authority response: consultation on secondary legislative framework for Social Work England

Our response to the Department for Education consultation on the secondary legislative framework for Social Work England, the new regulator for social workers in England.

Professional Standards Authority response to Health Education England's consultation on a draft workforce strategy for England

The Authority's response to Health Education England's consultation on its draft strategy 'Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future'

Professional Standards Authority response to GCC consultation on indicative sanctions guidance

The Authority's response to the General Chiropractic's Council's consultation on hearings and its indicative sanctions guidance

Professional Standards Authority response to the consultation on transforming children and young people's mental health provision

Authority's response to the Department of Health and Social Care and Department for Education's consultation

Performance Review - GMC 2016/17

The General Medical Council continues to meet all of the Standards of Good Regulation

Professional identity and the regulator's role - an overview

Does the regulator create or validate professional identity? This paper draws together the conclusions of our two previous publications on the subject of professional identity and regulation

Recent publications

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

Performance Review - GOsC 2018/19

The GOsC continues to meet all of our Standards of Good Regulation in their latest performance review

Annual Report and Accounts 2018/19

Our annual report and accounts for 2018/19 detailing our oversight of the nine professional health regulators and the accredited registers

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