2013-14 stats on suspensions and exclusions
NCAS has resumed publication of statistics on suspension and exclusion from work, with an analysis of England data to 31 March 2014. An estimated 120 years of doctor/dentist work were lost in 2013-14 because of suspension or exclusion from work. More
Dr Stephanie Bown is now NCAS Director, taking up her new post in March. Dr Bown comes to NCAS from the Medical Protection Society where she was Director of Policy, Communications and Marketing. More
Performance risk factors
A study of doctors referred to NCAS has identified age, gender and place of qualification as performance risk factors. Identifcation of poor performance in a national medical workforce over 11 years: an observational study was published online in BMJ Quality and Safety on October 7 2013.