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News and updates about our work, projects and priorities 

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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

Blog: Twelve days of an NMC Christmas

Published on 22 December 2020

Andrea Sutcliffe reflects on the past year and the virtual world of the NMC

Statement: What do the latest Covid-19 restrictions mean for the NMC?

Published on 20 December 2020

Read our statement

Latest newsletters for midwives, nurses and nursing associates

Published on 18 December 2020

We've published our latest quarterly newsletter for midwives and our newsletter for nurses and nursing associates

Next steps for review of post-registration standards

Published on 17 December 2020

Read our update

Caring with Confidence: The Code in Action

Published on 17 December 2020

Caring with Confidence is a series of bite-sized animations about key aspects of your role as a nursing or midwifery professional.

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