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News and updates about our work, projects and priorities 


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Latest newsletter for students

Published on 26 February 2021

We’ve published our latest quarterly newsletter for students


Latest newsletter for educators

Published on 23 February 2021

We've published our latest quarterly newsletter for educators.


NMC announces further education recovery standard to support nursing students during Covid-19

Published on 18 February 2021

A further education recovery standard to help students during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Practising as a midwife in the UK

Published on 18 February 2021

An update to Practising as a midwife in the UK


NMC seeks new Council Chair

Published on 09 February 2021

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is looking for a new Chair.


NMC responds to the appointment of Dr Anne Wright CBE as Chair of the General Optical Council

Published on 08 February 2021

Karen Cox, the Deputy Chair of the NMC, congratulates Dr Anne Wright CBE on her appointment as the Chair of the GOC.


Latest newsletter for the public and employers

Published on 03 February 2021

We’ve published our latest quarterly newsletters for the public and employers.


NMC launches new fitness to practise resource for employers

Published on 02 February 2021

The NMC publishes Managing Concerns, an employers resource to support them when concerns are raised about a nurse, midwife or nursing associate's practise.


Response to appointment of the Professional Standards Authority's new Chair

Published on 26 January 2021

Congratulations to Caroline Corby on her appointment


Blog: Reintroducing our emergency standards

Published on 15 January 2021

Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Executive and Registrar at the NMC, talks about our announcement to reintroduce our emergency standards and what this means for students


NMC updates approach to supporting nursing and midwifery education amid the Covid-19 pandemic

Published on 14 January 2021

Find out about changes to our emergency education standards


NMC statement: enabling student education and supporting the workforce

Published on 14 January 2021

Read our statement



NMC responds to DHSC funding announcement

Published on 13 January 2021

Andrea Sutcliffe responds to the DHSC funding announcement for maternity training.


Supporting nursing and midwifery professionals during the Covid-19 pandemic

Published on 08 January 2021

Read our joint letter with the UK’s Chief Nursing Officers on how we’re supporting professionals during the pandemic.


Joint statement on expanding the Covid-19 temporary register to overseas-trained nurses

Published on 05 January 2021

Update in relation to the expansion of the temporary register to overseas-trained nurses to support the health and care workforce response to the pandemic over


NMC announces further expansion of the Covid-19 temporary register

Published on 05 January 2021

Andrea Sutcliffe, the NMC's Chief Executive and Registrar, comments on the announcement to expand the Covid-19 temporary register to overseas-trained nurses.


Nursing and midwifery professionals recognised in New Year Honours list

Published on 31 December 2020

Congratulations to everyone throughout the nursing and midwifery world recognised in this year’s New Year Honours list



Response to appointment of Professor Amanda Croft as Chief Nursing Officer for Scotland

Published on 23 December 2020

Read our response

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