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News and updates about our work, projects and priorities 

Principles for good practice issued to protect patients online

Ten principles underpinned by existing standards and guidance

Blog: Building on Black History Month

In her latest blog, our Chief Executive, Andrea Sutcliffe, reflects on a month of events celebrating Black History Month

NMC seeks four new Council members

28 October 2019

Blog: Donna Ockenden meets maternity teams who help the bereaved

In recognition of Baby Loss Awareness Week 2019, (#BLAW2019) I spent the last few days visiting maternity services in the southwest of England and saw how midwi

New emotional and practical support service launched for nursing and midwifery professionals involved in fitness to practise

Launching today (Thursday 10 October 2019), on World Mental Health Day, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is introducing a 12-month Careline pilot

Blog: Baby Loss Awareness Week - a time to reflect and to offer support

In her latest blog, our Chief Executive, Andrea Sutcliffe, shares a very personal experience and reflects on the important role that midwives play in bereavemen

NMC launches new online system for overseas applicants

From today nurses and midwives applying to join the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register from overseas will find the process quicker and more accessible

Blog: NMC Council approves new midwifery standards

Read the latest blog from Donna Ockenden, Senior Midwifery Adviser to the NMC

Blog: Working in the House of Lords – Influencing strategy in partnership

In this blog, Baroness Watkins shares her perspective of working with the NMC to influence parliamentary perspectives.

Competition celebrating 100 years of ‘Always Caring, Always Nursing’ opens for entries

It’s time to reach for the colouring pencils and get creative as we launch a competition marking the centenary of nursing regulation.

Blog: The future nurse standards, one year on

A year on from their publication, our Director of Education and Standards, Professor Geraldine Walters CBE, reflects on the new pre-registration standards for n


Blog: 100 days until 100 years

As we countdown to the centenary of the Nurses Registration Act 1919, our Chief Executive, Andrea Sutcliffe, reflects on a century of professional pride and wha

Always Caring, Always Nursing: Celebrating 100 years of nursing regulation

The countdown is on – it’s officially 100 days until the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) celebrates a century of nursing regulation.

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  • 81

    The number of approved education institutions.

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    Approximate number of accredited education programmes

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