News and updates

News and updates about our work, projects and priorities 


Blog: Education programme update

Geraldine Walters, Director of Education, Standards and Policy gives the latest on our education programme


NMC publish Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Annual Report

Overview of improvements and findings for 2016-17.


NMC agrees with Health Committee that more needs to be done to retain our nursing workforce

We welcome today’s report from the Health committee about the UK’s nursing workforce.


Join our Appointments Board

We're seeking to fill three vacancies on the Appointments Board


High Court upholds NMC’s decision on indemnity arrangements for IMUK midwives

Following a three day hearing, a senior High Court Judge has today upheld the decision of the Nursing and Midwifery Council's (NMC's) Registrar that the indemni


NMC launches consultation on nursing associate fees

We have launched a consultation seeking views on the proposed registration fees for nursing associates.


BLOG: Bringing midwifery and its regulator closer together

Donna Ockenden, Senior Midwifery Adviser, talks about her recent visit to Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust



Changes to language testing requirements come in force

Changes to our language testing requirements for nurses and midwives trained outside the UK have come into force today.


Professionalism animations to support nurses and midwives

Three animations demonstrate how nurses and midwives could use the Enabling professionalism framework to reflect on practice and challenge poor behaviour.


NMC to amend English language requirements for applicants trained outside the UK

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is making alternative options available for nurses and midwives, trained outside the UK, to demonstrate their English la


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

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The latest on the changes to midwifery regulation

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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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