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You can find all our reports, policy and research papers here. You can search by title or by subject. Use the topics on the left to narrow your search by type of publication. If you would like help with your search please contact us on 020 7389 8030 or email us.

Right-touch reform - a new framework for assurance of professions

The third in our series of publications about the need for reform which should assist people responding to the government consultation on reform of professional regulation

Bad Apples? Bad Barrels? Or bad cellars? Antecedents and processes of professional misconduct in UK health and care

By analysing thousands of fitness to practise decisions, this ground-breaking study provides insights into professional misconduct by health and care professionals

Performance Review - GDC 2016/17

The GDC has maintained the improvement in its performance we noted last year - meeting 23 out of the 24 of the Standards of Good Regulation

Untapped Resources: Accredited Registers in the Wider Workforce

A joint report with the Royal Society for Public Health looking at how accredited registers' practitioners can make a significant contribution to promoting and protecting the public's health

Performance Review - HCPC 2016/17

Our latest performance review of the Health and Care Professions Council reports our concerns about their fitness to practise processes

The Authority's evidence to the Health Committee's inquiry into the nursing workforce

The Authority's evidence to the Health Committee's inquiry into the nursing workforce

Professional Standards Authority response - Welsh Government consultation Services Fit for the Future

The Professional Standards Authority response to the Welsh Government consultation on the White Paper, 'Services Fit for the Future'.

Professional Standards Authority response to the General Osteopathic Council Rule 8 consultation

The Professional Standards Authority response to the General Osteopathic Council consultation on its draft Practice Note on consensual disposal Rule 8.

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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