13. Regulation of the regulators.

13.     Regulation of the regulators.

The nine United Kingdom healthcare regulators (eight of which are covered within the scope of this title) are themselves subject to regulation and supervision by the Professional Standards Authority whose main remit is to review every the work of the healthcare regulators and specifically the fitness to practise final determinations of the individual regulators considering whether the determination and sanction (if any) is suitable to protect the public1.