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Increasing transparency – Report on whistleblowing

The first healthcare regulators report on whistleblowing was published on 11 September 2018, collating over 12 months of information from each of the 8 healthcare regulators.[1] What is the report and why was it commissioned? The report, designed to provide information in…

Healthcare briefing – Healthcare professional regulatory reform

On 23 January 2018, the Department of Health and Social Care closed its consultation ‘Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation’. According to the consultation paper published on 31 October 2017: ‘The regulation of healthcare professionals must change in order to protect patients, to support…

Revised GDC guidance on issuing warnings

Following a public consultation earlier this year the General Dental Council (GDC) has published new guidance for the Case Examiners to consider when determining whether a warning would be an appropriate method of closing an investigation. The Guidance will come…