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Insights into regulation Blog


  • Christine

    Five priorities to address health inequalities

    In this blog we outline five priorities we identified at our event in December to address healthcare inequalities - actions that could be taken by regulators, and could make a real difference towards addressing, and solving, the problem of healthcare inequality

  • An Image showing Anna Van der Gaag

    Safety nets and sledgehammers

    In this guest blog, Anna van der Gaag, reflects on our recent timetable exploring how to bring the best of safety culture initiatives and the best of regulatory processes together to do more for patient safety

  • Caroline Corby - Chair

    Looking back to help us look forward

    PSA Chair, Caroline Corby, shares her thoughts on the coming year - with 2023 being a busy year for us, it's looking like 2024 is shaping up to be just as busy

  • AlanClamp280

    Public protection at the heart of reform

    In this blog, PSA Chief Executive asks now that legislative reform underway, what are the next steps for professional healthcare regulation?

  • Moi

    Reflections from our roundtable in Scotland: barriers to complaining

    What are the barriers to complaining? In this blog, PSA Board member Moi Ali reflects on our recent roundtable in Scotland discussing this subject

  • Logos for PSA and Welsh Government used for the 2023 Welsh seminr

    How can regulation support the healthcare workforce in Wales – now, and in the future?

    In this blog, our Board member, Marcus Longley, gives a brief overview of discussions as part of our joint seminar looking at the current regulatory context in Wales

  • Photo of Sam Rodger from NHS Race and Health Observatory to go with this guest blog

    Race inequality in health and care. Who’s responsible?

    In the latest in our series of guest blogs to discuss issues raised in our report Safer care for all, Sam Rodger from the NHS Race and Health Observatory discusses how making race equity everybody's job risks it being nobody's job, but we can all have a shared ambition to create a culture of equity

  • Photo of  Indranil Chakravorty to accompany his guest blog

    A vision for an anti-racist NHS

    As part of our series of guest blogs to look in more detail at the themes highlighted in our report Safer care for, Indranil Chakravorty, Chair of the Bapio Institute for Health Research writes about their vision for an anti-racist NHS

  • Cultural Safety – seeking to turn the tide of health inequities in Aotearoa New Zealand

    In our latest blog, Joan Simeon, Kiri Rikihana, Richard Tankersley, Jane Dancer at The Medical Council of New Zealand, discusses the role of healthcare practitioners, and regulators in addressing health inequities in Aotearoa, New Zealand, and how the practice of cultural safety can improve patient outcomes.

  • Who isn't complaining? Learning from those who do not complain

    In this blog, Jacob Lant, Head of Policy, Public Affairs, Research and Insight at Healthwatch England, explains how the healthcare system can use complaint processes to address inequalities in healthcare and how this can help us understand the demographic of those who are not complaining to learn about those who are receiving poorer outcomes.