News and updates

News and updates about our work, projects and priorities 

Dr Geraldine Walters awarded CBE

New Year Honours 2017

NMC receives best ever performance review

PSA annual performance review 2015/16


Nursing associate role and nursing degree apprenticeships

NMC responds to Government announcement on nurse career pathways

NMC launches consultation into proposed changes to fitness to practise processes

Proposed changes will enable NMC to be more efficient and effective

NMC statement on the outcome of nurse Pauline Cafferkey’s fitness to practise hearing

Independent panel finds Ms Cafferkey's actions did not amount to misconduct

NMC welcomes two new Council members

Ruth Walker and Derek Pretty join the Council from 1 September 2016


Statement on Scotland legal ruling

Nurses and midwives must continue to work in accordance with the Code following Supreme Court ruling

Revalidation first quarter data published

First report shows the introduction of revalidation is a success

Deadline 18 July for previous EU application process

Reminder of deadline for EU/EEA registration applications


NMC response to Department of Health consultation

We welcome DH consultation on healthcare education funding

New English language test requirements

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


NMC statement on UK's withdrawal from EU

No immediate impact on EU nurses and midwives


Fee payment by instalment launched

A new option to pay the annual registration fee by instalments

NMC response to HEE nursing associate consultation findings

We respond to HEE consultation findings on proposed nursing associate role

NMC seeking new Council member

We are seeking to appoint a new Council lay member

Introduction of revalidation for nurses and midwives a major success

Revalidation figures released for April 2016

Department of Health launches consultation on changes to NMC legislation

NMC welcomes Department of Health consultation on legislation changes

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The latest on the changes to midwifery regulation

Our update

Did you know...

  • 81

    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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