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Performance Review - HCPC 2020/21

Our latest performance review of the Health and Care Professions Council - see how they are meeting our Standards of Good Regulation

Performance Review - PSNI 2019/20

Our performance review of the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland for 2019/20

Professional Standards Authority Annual Report and Accounts 2020/21

We have published our annual report and accounts for 2020/21

Ethics in extraordinary times - practitioner experiences during the pandemic

We commissioned Professor Deborah Bowman to carry out research. This report is the result and it describes how the pandemic shaped and altered the ethical experiences of practitioners

Professional Standards Authority response to Regulating healthcare professionals, protecting the public

We have now submitted our full response to the Government's consultation on reforming regulation - 'Regulating healthcare professionals, protecting the public'

Cognitive biases in fitness to practise decision-making: from understanding to mitigation

We might believe our conscious mind is in the driving seat when we are making decisions - but there are all sorts of factors coming into play behind the scenes - cognitive biases. We asked an expert to look at cognitive bias specifically in fitness to practise - read his advice in this report.

Review of Social Work England’s process for ‘accepted outcomes’ in fitness to practise cases

Our review of how Social Work has used 'accepted outcomes' as part of its fitness to practise process in its first year of operation

Three things to get right for public protection - government consultation on reforming regulation

What are the three things the government needs to get right to protect the public in its current consultation? Find out more in our short Top three report

Welsh language

We can provide our material in Welsh on request.

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Recent publications

Monitoring Report - GMC 2022/23

We publish our latest performance review for the General Medical Council

Performance review: evaluation of year one of the new approach

We introduced our new approach to carrying out our regulator reviews at the beginning of 2022 and, a year later, we have carried out an evaluation to ensure that it is achieving what we wanted it to

Periodic Review - GPhC 2022/23

We publish our latest performance review report for the GPhC. This is one of our longer, more detailed reports covering 2022/23

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