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Our role in nursing and midwifery 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

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

Programme of change for education

Modernising education standards

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Becoming a nurse or midwife

How to train as a nurse or midwife and what to do once you are qualified

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Approved programmes

Search for approved nursing and midwifery courses

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Lead midwives for education

The role and contact details of lead midwifery educators

Did you know...

  • 81

    The number of approved education institutions.

  • 1,000

    Approximate number of accredited education programmes

Revalidation: What nurses and midwives need to do

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