Here you will find policy advice we have developed for governments, regulators and others. The publications below are displayed in alphabetical order.
September 2011 advice to the Secretary of State.
August 2009 advice to the Secretary of State
April 2009 advice to the Secretary of State
November 2014 advice to the Secretary of State for Health.
February 2010 good practice report
February 2009 advice to the Secretary of State
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.
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 2009 advice to the Secretary of State
The Authority calls for views on Right-touch Regulation - November 2014.
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: