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Insights into regulation Blog


  • Harry Cayton CBE

    Gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare

    The Authority's Chief Executive, Harry Cayton, shares his views on the Williams Review on Gross Negligence Manslaughter in Healthcare and what he thinks of its recommendations

  • 1-Accredited-Register

    Public protection: the systems of statutory regulation and Accredited Registers

    Margaret Coats looks at the parallel systems of public protection - having experience of working in both these systems: statutory healthcare regulation and accredited registers

  • Katerina Kolyva - Council of Deans of Health

    Professional Identity: a question of space versus place?

    How does professional identity benefit patient safety? What role do regulators have on the formation of that identity? Dr Kolyva reflects on how ‘space’ and ‘place’ can contribute to developing professional identity

  • Douglas Bilton

    Why does professional regulation need to be reformed?

    Confusing? Complicated? Has the way we regulate health and care professions in the UK passed its sell-by date? In this blog, Douglas Bilton explains why we think it is time for a change and puts forward some ideas for new ways to regulate

  • Michael Warren

    Professional healthcare regulation in the UK explained (part 2)

    What is professional regulation, why do we have it and how does it work? Questions we asked and answered in our first blog. In part 2, we delve deeper into the subject – exploring some of the challenges regulation faces and considering the alternatives

  • Michael Warren

    Professional healthcare regulation in the UK explained

    Red tape? Badge of honour? An historical hotchpotch – out of step with modern times? There is no doubt that professional healthcare regulation is complicated. Policy Adviser at the Authority, Michael Warren, explains professional regulation in the UK