What to do if you have concerns about a nurse or midwife

Panel at a hearing

Hearings and outcomes

The schedule and results of hearings and the sanctions we've imposed

Panel sitting for a hearing

What we do

Our role in dealing with concerns or complaints about nurses or midwives

Concerns, complaints and referrals

Concerns, complaints and referrals

How to make a referral

Busy hospital

Investigations process

How we investigate concerns about nurses or midwives

Nurse examining paperwork

Information for those under investigation

What you need to know if you are a nurse or midwife being investigated

Witness at a hearing

Information for witnesses

What you need to know if you are a witness in a fitness to practise hearing

Proposed changes to fitness to practise legislation

Changes will help us become more efficient and proportionate

Did you know...

  • 4.5%

    The percentage increase in the number of referrals in 2015-16.

  • 0.8%

    The percentage of nurses or midwives that get complained about.