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Our investigations

Reference: FTP-6

Last Updated 19/09/2018

We investigate serious concerns about a nurse, midwife or nursing associates's fitness to practise which could place patients at risk, or negatively impact public confidence in the nursing and midwifery professions.

We also investigate concerns about whether the entry of an individual nurse, midwife or nursing associate on our register may be incorrect, or may have been made as a result of fraud.

Find out more about what we investigate and how, in our section on Investigations.

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