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We have now published our first monitoring reports under our new performance review process. The reports are for the General Osteopathic Council and the Health and Care Professionals Council.

We have published our decision to accredit the Rehabilitation Workers Professional Network’s (RWPN) register. The RWPN is the professional body for Vision Rehabilitation Workers and Habilitation Specialists. Find out more about their register here.  

We have published our report on Athena Herd Foundation CIC's application for a preliminary assessment against Standard One of our Standards for Accredited Registers. Also known as ‘the public interest test’, Standard One checks whether the benefits of activities of the roles registered are likely to outweigh the risks. You can read our full report here.


We have published our first reports as part of our new performance review process. You can find out more about how the General Osteopathic Council is meeting the Standards of Good Regulation in their Monitoring Report or read through Health and Care Professions Council's Monitoring Report to find out more.

We have now published the outcome of our second consultation on revising the approach we take to carrying out our performance reviews. You can find out more here or read the report.

Accredited Registers

We published our report on Athena Herd Foundation CIC's application for a preliminary assessment against Standard One of our Standards for Accredited Registers.We are now assessing them against Standards Two to Eight. We invite you to Share Your Experience of Athena Herd with us by 7 September 2022.


Our Accredited Register Play Therapy UK (PTUK) has applied to extend its accreditation to a new role: Certified Play and Creative Arts Counsellors for Adults. We are currently assessing this against our Standards. We invite you to Share Your Experience of PTUK with us by 18 August 2022.

We have now launched the Accredited Register programme following our Strategic Review, including our consultation. You can read the results in both English and Welsh or read the key stats in this infographic.

Our joint report with the Royal Society for Public Health – Untapped Resources: Accredited Registers in the Wider Workforce – looks at how nearly 80,000 health professionals on accredited registers can make a significant contribution to promoting and protecting the public's health.

We have been running social media campaigns to raise awareness about checking that practitioners who provide acupuncture and hypnotherapy are on accredited registers. Take a look at our top tips for acupuncture and eight things to check before having hypnotherapy.