Our role and how we work

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Our role

What we do



The role of our Council and our senior management


Our legal framework

How our order and our legislation set out who we regulate, our role and our functions.

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Reports and accounts

Our annual reports and accounts, and our annual fitness to practise reports

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How our work is overseen and regulated

NMC vacancies

Working for us

Our vacancies

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Our current and past consultations



Position statements, projects and our responses to consultations

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Who we work with

The organisations we engage with

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Our equality and diversity commitments

Reports on equality and diversity and our objectives

Did you know...

  • 692,000

    The number of nurses and midwives on the register.

  • 14%

    The percentage increase in the number of referrals in 2012-13.

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