News and updates
News and updates about our work, projects and priorities
Published on 12 May 2023
This International Nurses Day, we’re celebrating all the nursing professionals and students across the UK who work tirelessly to improve people’s health and wel
Published on 11 May 2023
We’re pleased to welcome Nadine Pemberton Jn Baptiste and Lindsay Foyster as our two new lay Council members. Nadine and Lindsay took up their roles on 1 May 20
Published on 10 May 2023
But public understanding of advanced practice is unclear as NMC considers future regulation
Published on 09 May 2023
Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent is the newly appointed first Chief Midwife for the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), following four years as England’s firs
Published on 05 May 2023
For International Day of the Midwife, we spoke to midwife Olivia Blankley about the preceptorship programme she helps deliver at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Tru
Published on 05 May 2023
Today we celebrate and reflect on the vital care midwifery professionals deliver to mothers, babies and families across the UK.
Published on 04 May 2023
To make sure internationally educated professionals have the right knowledge and skills to provide high-quality care in the UK, they must take a two-part test o
Published on 03 May 2023
A fundamental part of the NMC’s regulatory role is to assure the quality of nursing and midwifery degrees across the UK. To do this we set education standards t
Published on 24 April 2023
We’re taking a different approach when nursing and midwifery professionals who are subject to fitness to practise concerns ask to be removed from the register.
Published on 20 April 2023
We’ve published our latest corporate plan for 2023–2025
Published on 17 April 2023
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Published on 15 April 2023
Margaret McGuire, NMC Council member, has been awarded an Honorary OBE for services to the National Health Service (NHS).
Published on 31 March 2023
Dr Jacqui Williams, NMC Senior Midwifery Education Adviser and a registered midwife for more than 40 years, has been awarded the Royal College of Midwives (RCM)
Published on 17 March 2023
Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent has been appointed as the first Chief Midwife for the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM).
Published on 08 March 2023
We’ve launched a dedicated helpline supporting members of the public who are thinking about raising a concern about a nurse, midwife or nursing associate.
Published on 02 March 2023
We’ve written to the University about concerns we have with its midwifery programme.
Published on 01 March 2023
We’re pleased to welcome mental health nurse Jabu Chikore, and nursing and midwifery educator Navjot Kaur Virk, as our two new Council Associates. This follows
NMC welcomes milestone on journey to better, safer regulation for people and communities across the UK
Published on 17 February 2023
The Government has today announced a significant step forward in reforming the legislation that underpins the UK’s health and care professional regulators. The
Published on 15 February 2023
In September 2022, the Government asked us to keep the Covid-19 emergency temporary register open for a further two years. We’re bringing in changes to ensure w
Published on 09 February 2023
We’ve published a new policy to support forcibly displaced people to join our register safely. The policy explains how we’ll work with eligible applicants to ta