Faculty delighted to be staging professional regulation event

30 Apr


THE Faculty is putting on a special conference to examine professional regulation, and anyone working in the field will want to be there.

Expert speakers, led by Dame Caroline Swift, Chair of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS), have been lined up for the all-day Professional Regulation Conference 2018 on Friday, 18 May.

Angela Grahame, QC, Vice-Dean of Faculty, said: “This plans to be a very exciting event for practitioners working in this field and provides an excellent opportunity to hear from very high profile speakers. 

“Anyone working in the field of regulatory bodies will not want to miss out.  We already have a large number signed up and I would encourage anyone with an interest in the work of regulatory bodies, including the MPTS, the Scottish Social Services Council, and the Nursing and Midwifery Council amongst others, to sign up immediately!”

Other speakers are:

  • David Gomez, Scrutiny and Quality Legal Assistant Director, Professional Standards Authority, on PSA’s aims and how they will go about achieving them
  • Maree Allison, Director of Fitness to Practice, Scottish Social Services Council, on the new Fitness to Practise model and newly created legal chair positions
  • Derek Auchie, Senior Lecturer, University of Aberdeen School of Law
  • Clare Strickland, Deputy Director of Fitness to Practise, Nursing and Midwifery Council London, on NMC Strategy
  • Andrew Webster, Advocate, on the perceptions of a LQC/legal assessor as to advocacy: what works and what doesn't
  • Kay Springham, QC, on the challenges of the Khan case before the Supreme Court
  • Bobby Frazer, Advocate, on current case law

Tickets and full details at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/professional-regulation-conference-2018-tickets-42231445390?ref=ebtn