Here you will find policy advice we have developed for governments, regulators and others.
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
December 2016 - Advice to the Secretary of State on the feasibility of prohibition order schemes for unregulated health and care workers in the UK
November 2016 advice to the Department of Health on the oversight of the role of nursing associates - interim report
We have developed a new tool to assess risk of harm presented by different health and care occupations
December 2008 advice to the Secretary of State
November 2014 advice to the Secretary of State for Health.
The Authority calls for views on Right-touch Regulation - November 2014.
On 21 May 2014 the Authority wrote to the Department of Health with recommendations to improve the Law Commissions’ draft Regulation of Health and Social Care Professions etc Bill.
November 2013 advice to the Secretary of State for Health.
October 2013 advice to the Secretary of State for Health
We publish a range of publications. In addition to policy advice, we publish discussion papers to promote and provoke discussion. We also carry out and commission research and publish the results. Find out more about the key themes and current topics we are focusing on: