Here you will find policy advice we have developed for governments, regulators and others. The publications below are displayed in alphabetical order.
July 2009 advice to Secretary of State
November 2012 policy report.
September 2011 advice to the Department of Health regarding board size and effectiveness.
October 2013 advice to the Secretary of State for Health
July 2012 advice to the Secretary of State
November 2012 advice to the Secretary of States.
July 2011 good practice report.
November 2008 advice to the Secretary of State
December 2016 - Advice to the Secretary of State on the feasibility of prohibition order schemes for unregulated health and care workers in the UK
December 2008 advice to the Secretary of State
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:
Professional Standards Authority
Policy advice commissioned by the Scottish Government to look at the implications where a health or care occupation is regulated in fewer than all four UK countries