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Table 1 Number of papers reviewed, by theme, origin of data, professional groups and study methods

From: Recent research into healthcare professions regulation: a rapid evidence assessment

Theme Total number of texts included in the REA Source countries for data Professional groups Methods
Harm prevention and patient safety 8 UK (6)
Australia (1)
Canada (1)
Non-specific (4)
Doctors (2)
Nurses (1)
Pharmacists (1)
Interviews (4)
Mixed methods (3)
Secondary data analysis (1)
FtP, misconduct, complaints and disciplinary measures 22 Australia (6)
Canada (1)
UK (15)
Doctors (6)
Multiple (5)
Midwives & nurses (4)
Dentists (3)
Non-specific (2)
Social workers (1)
Paramedics (1)
Secondary data analysis (11)
Mixed methods (4)
Interviews (2)
Survey (2)
Document analysis (2)
Policy review (1)
Education and training 16 UK (4)
Ireland (4)
Canada (4)
Multiple (3)
Australia (1)
Doctors (3)
Nurses (2)
Paramedics (2)
Dentists (2)
Multiple (2)
Chiropractors (1)
Radiographers (1)
Others (3)
Interviews (4)
Survey (2)
Mixed methods (2)
Document analysis (1)
Secondary data analysis (1)
Guidelines and standards 11 UK (9)
Netherlands (1)
Sweden (1)
Midwives & nurses (9)
Doctors (2)
Surveys (4)
Interviews (3)
Secondary data analysis (2)
Discussion paper (2)
Registration and maintenance of registration 10 UK (5)
Australia (4)
Canada (1)
Midwives & nurses (5)
Doctors (4)
Social workers (1)
Interviews (4)
Surveys (2)
Mixed methods (2)
Document analysis (1)
Secondary data analysis (1)
Relations with the regulatory body 14 Canada (6)
UK (4)
Australia (2)
Norway (1)
Multiple (Europe) (1)
Multiple (4)
Midwives & nurses (4)
Doctors (2)
Social workers (1)
Others (3)
Interviews (4)
Mixed methods (4)
Document analysis (4)
Survey (2)
Total 81