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Our role in nursing, midwifery and nursing associate education

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Our role in education

We set standards of education, training, conduct and performance for nurses and midwives in the UK and nursing associates in England

Standards for education

We review and maintain standards for nursing and midwifery education and practice at both pre and post-registration levels. These standards are required to be m

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Becoming a nurse, midwife or nursing associate

How to train as a nurse, midwife or nursing associate

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Approved programmes

Search for approved nursing, midwifery or nursing associate education programmes

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Contacts at education institutions

Find out more about official correspondents and lead midwives for education

Revalidation: Find out what you need to do

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