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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

Performance Review - PSNI 2016/17

The PSNI continues to meet all of the 24 Standards of Good Regulation - maintaining the improvement we noted in last year's review

Professional Standards Authority Response - Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse call for views

The Professional Standards Authority Response to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) call for views on preventing child abuse in healthcare settings.

Professional Standards Authority's response to 'Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation'

We want to see radical reform of professional healthcare regulation - this government consultation could be the first step, read our response to find out what we said

Professional Standards Authority response consultation on the regulation of medical associate professions (MAPs)

A response from the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care to the four country consultation on the regulation of medical associate professions (MAPs).

Professional Standards Authority response to consultation on the regulation of nursing associates

A response from the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care to the Department of Health consultation on the regulation of nursing associates.

Response to PSNI Indicative sanctions guidance

A response from the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care to the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland consultation on their indicative sanctions guidance.

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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