Professional Standards Authority

The Professional Standards Authority helps to protect the public through their work with organisations that register and regulate people working in health and social care.
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There are three main areas to Professional Standards Authority's work:

  • Reviewing the work of the regulators of health and care professionals 
  • Accrediting organisations that register health and care practitioners in unregulated occupations
  • Giving policy advice to Ministers and others and encouraging research to improve regulation. 

They apply the principles of Right-touch regulation to everything they do.

They assess organisations that register health and social care practitioners who are not regulated by law so that you can choose a practitioner to meet your needs with confidence. 

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