We set standards of education, training, conduct and performance. This is so nurses and midwives can deliver high quality healthcare consistently throughout their careers. 

Prep handbook

Maintaining registration

Midwives rules and standards publication cover

Midwives rules and standards

Rules and standards for all midwives

 Standards for competence for registered nurses publication cover

Standards for competence for registered nurses

Competence for registered nurses

Standards of competence for registered midwives

Competence for registered midwives

Standards for pre-registration nursing education

Pre-registration nursing education

Standards of proficiency for pre-registration nursing education

Proficiency for pre-registration nursing education

Standards for pre-registration midwifery education

Pre-registration midwifery education 

Standards to support learning and assessment in practice

Preparation for mentors, practice teachers and teachers

Standards for specialist education and practice

Specialist education and practice

Standards for the preparation of supervisors of midwives

Preparation for supervisors of midwives 

Standards for adaptation to midwifery in the UK

Overseas midwifery programmes

The latest on the changes to midwifery regulation

Our update

What nurses and midwives will need to do to revalidate

checklist Requirements

How we work