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What we do - some examples of our work

We hope that these case studies will help illustrate the work we do in the three key areas:

  • our statutory work overseeing the 10 health and care professional regulators
  • our work accrediting voluntary registers
  • our work conducting and commissioning research to look at ways to improve regulation. 
 

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Appealing final fitness to practise decisions

A dental nurse who turned a blind eye to unhygienic practices and put her patients at risk – our work reviewing regulators' final fitness to practise decisions. Find out more  

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Appealing final fitness to practise decisions

A nurse who repeatedly mistreated a vulnerable patient in her care. Find out more

 

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Our work reviewing the regulators' performance

From unmet to met – how the General Optical Council improved its performance to ensure that anybody can raise a concern about its registrants – our work reviewing the regulators’ performance. Find out more

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How we use feedback shared with us about regulators/registers

Sharing feedback to highlight concerns about regulators creating barriers to vulnerable people raising potentially serious concerns. Find out more

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 Accrediting voluntary registers

How the Registration Council of Clinical Physiologists took action to achieve accreditation leading to raised standards and improved public protection – our work accrediting registers. Find out more

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Conducting and commissioning research

Does crossing sexual boundaries with colleagues put patients at risk? Our policy and research work. Find out more