Close the Loop Hole

20 NOVEMBER, 2014 | BY JULIE NORRIS, SIAN JONES As complaints to voluntary regulators rise, it’s time to toughen up the regime and seek better regulation for psychotherapists, psychoanalysts and counsellors, write Julie Norris and Sian Jones When Tina Welch complained … Read More……

Too many people “jailed needlessly”

Too many people are being jailed unnecessarily, according to Labour peer Lord Harris, who is heading a review into prison suicides. His findings are expected to be presented next summer. Ahead of the report’s release however, Lord Harris said: “Obviously … Read More……

Proposed Changes to NMC Fitness to Practise Rules Announced

On 03 October 2014 the Council of the Nursing and Midwifery Council approved the following proposed  changes to their Fitness to Practise (FtP) Rules and Education, Registration and Registration Appeals Rules: introduction of case examiners who will determine whether a … Read More……