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Welfare Reform on the Web (December 2001): Medical Professions - Regulation - UK

ALL FOR ONE AND ONE FOR ALL?

D. Lock

Public Finance, Sept. 28th - Oct 4th 2001, p.28-29

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) is an independent regulatory body that sets tough standards and governs who can and cannot provide financial services. Fines are levied against those who transgress the rules. Suggests that this model might be applied to the medical and legal professions to replace self-regulation.

GUARANTEES FOR THE PROFESSION .

R. Mead

Community Practitioner, vol.74, 2001, p.367

Provides a brief guide to the scope and expression of the legislation that will set up the new regulatory body for nurses, midwives and health visitors.

NURSING THE NEW BODY

P. Healy

Community Practitioner, vol.74, 2001, p.364-365

Introduces the Nursing and Midwifery Council which will take over the registration and regulatory functions of the UKCC in April 2002.

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