Open consultation

Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation


We’re seeking views on proposals to reform the regulation system for healthcare professionals in the UK

This consultation is being held on another website.

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

This consultation seeks views on what we need to do to protect the public as much as possible and at the same time support the development of the workforce.

The proposed model of professional regulation will:

  • secure public trust
  • improve clinical practice
  • adapt to developments in healthcare

This consultation is part of the commitment to reform the system of regulation of healthcare professions.

The responses will allow the government to consider future options for the development of regulation of healthcare professionals in the UK.


Published 31 October 2017
Last updated 5 December 2017 + full page history
  1. Added questionnaire.
  2. First published.