News and updates

News and updates about our work, projects and priorities 


Information for nurses and midwives on responding to unexpected incidents or emergencies

Following recent terrorist incidents, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has provided information for nurses and midwives on responding to unexpected incid


Conflicts of interest joint statement

Joint statement from the Chief Executives of statutory regulators of health and care professionals


2016-2017 annual reports and accounts published

Latest reports now available



NMC response to Queen’s speech 2017

Comment from Jackie Smith



NMC announces radical overhaul of nursing education

New education consultation launched today gives patients, the public and healthcare professionals the opportunity to shape the future of nursing.


Statement following confirmation of death of nurse Kirsty Boden

NMC statement following tragic events at London Bridge on Saturday evening


Fourth quarter revalidation report demonstrates continued success

Revalidation report now available to read online


NMC and CNOs launch professionalism guide

Chief Nursing Officers (CNOs), supported by the NMC, come together to set out what professionalism means for nurses and midwives.


NMC staff run for success

NMC staff join nurses and midwives at the London Marathon


NMC helps nurses and midwives to avoid lapsing

Campaign to ensure nurses and midwives retain their place on the register.


Revalidation celebrates one year anniversary

Updates to guidance will improve clarity for nurses and midwives


NMC increases flexibility of overseas application process

NMC makes Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) process more flexible


Research on BME representation in Fitness to Practise process

NMC publishes research findings into Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) representation in FtP cases


NMC agrees to regulate new nursing associate role

A new care role in the nursing family


Indemnity provision for IMUK midwives is 'inappropriate', says NMC

Statement on indemnity scheme provided for IMUK members



NMC seeking two new lay Council members

Council vacancy


Dr Geraldine Walters awarded CBE

New Year Honours 2017

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The latest on the changes to midwifery regulation

Our update

Did you know...

  • 79

    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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