Input to consultations or research

avma-consultation-webpageCurrent consultations

Here we list current consultations being conducted by statutory bodies which are relevant to AvMA’s mission of improving patient safety & justice. Please consider responding yourself. Where possible we will provide some guidance about what we will be saying. You may wish to make similar points, or let us know if you think we have got something wrong or missed anything.


The government is seeking views on proposals to amend regulations so that the Care Quality Commission (CQC) will rate all providers of regulated activities, with a few exceptions.

Deadline: 6 November 2017


Department of Health
Information about health service products: proposed requirements

The government is seeking views on draft requirements for the provision of information related to the sales and purchases of health service products. The proposed regulations cover medicines, medical supplies and other related products that are used in the NHS.

Deadline: 14 November 2017


Listening to your experiences of a regulator or an accredited register helps the PSA to understand how well they are protecting the public. It helps it to decide whether the regulators meet its Standards of Good Regulation or if accredited registers meet its Standards for Accredited Registers.


Research opportunities

We are from time to time informed of opportunities for patients/families to take part in research connected with patient safety or justice. We will list current opportunities below when we know of any.