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NMC to increase number of OSCE test providers

Published on 19 October 2021

Find out about the changes


Congratulations to all RCN award winners

Published on 13 October 2021

Special congratulations to Nicola Bailey, winner of NMC sponsored innovation in your practice award, alongside her award for nurse of the year


A message of thanks and support from the Chief Nursing Officers in the UK and the Nursing and Midwifery Council

Published on 06 October 2021

Read our joint message with the UK’s Chief Nursing Officers


Celebrating 100 years since the official opening of the register

Published on 30 September 2021

Today we mark the centenary of the General Nursing Council for England and Wales opening the official register.


2020–2021 healthcare professional regulators’ whistleblowing report published

Published on 27 September 2021

We received 192 whistleblowing disclosures in 2020–2021. That’s compared to 107 disclosures received the previous year.


NMC and Me research

Published on 24 September 2021

Find out more below


Latest newsletter for students

Published on 23 September 2021

Read a guest article by a student nurse about their recent elective placement at the NMC


Council to consider modernisation of education programme standards

Published on 22 September 2021

Learn more about our recommendations


Blog: Building a more open culture in maternity services: the role of the regulator

Published on 21 September 2021

Read Andrea Sutcliffe's blog below


Response to the CQC’s latest maternity services report

Published on 21 September 2021

Read our response below


Latest newsletter for educators

Published on 17 September 2021

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NMC Council member to help steer review of doctors’ guidance

Published on 03 September 2021

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NMC congratulates Charlotte McArdle on her new appointment

Published on 23 August 2021

Read our comment below


NMC appoints Helen Herniman, new director of Resources and Technology Services

Published on 16 August 2021

Find out more about Helen


Latest newsletter for the public

Published on 09 August 2021

Our latest public newsletter includes an article from Madeline Bell, a champion for Make Birth Better, about the impact language can have on people using health



NMC statement on new vaccination advice for pregnant women

Published on 03 August 2021

Read our statement below


NMC new Test of Competence launched today

Published on 02 August 2021

Read more below


Latest newsletter for employers

Published on 22 July 2021

We’ve published our latest quarterly newsletter for employers.


NMC highlights key achievements during an unprecedented year

Published on 21 July 2021

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