News and updates

News and updates about our work, projects and priorities 

Blog: Defining our new approach to fitness to practise

NMC Director of Fitness to Practise, Matthew McClelland talks through what's new about the new approach and what's still in process.


Blog: We've come a long way

Avril Devaney, MBE, Director of Nursing at Cheshire and Wirral Trust, looks back on her career and forward to future developments.


Blog: Being a nurse is being there for people

Stacey Finlay, Acting Sister at Domnall Intermediate Care Centre, has three pieces of advice for new nurses.


Blog: We were different we were supernumerary

Claire Clarke, Clinical Development nurse at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Trust, was in the early cohorts of nursing trainees to make the move from hospi


Blog: Andrea Sutcliffe and Mary Renfrew say a big Thank you for taking part

After 12 weeks of nationwide public engagement our consultation on the draft future midwife standards has finished


Blog: What do the latest figures from the NMC register tell us?

Candace Imison, NMC's director of strategy development, outlines what the latest figures from the NMC register say about the challenges faced by the nursing and


Read our latest registration data report

We've published figures from April 2018 to March 2019

Blog: Why I became a midwife

Carmen Cross, Head of Midwifery at Royal Bournemouth hospital talks about the personal experience that shaped her career.


Blog: What do stakeholders think of us?  Now we know.

In her latest blog, our Chief Executive, Andrea Sutcliffe, talks about a stakeholder perceptions audit recently commissioned by the NMC.

NMC’s performance review for 2017-2018 published

Our response to the report

Blog: #FutureNMC and #FutureMidwife

In her latest blog, our Chief Executive, Andrea Sutcliffe, talks about our #FutureMidwife and #FutureNMC campaigns. She also reflects on visits to Royal Bournem

Blog: Get involved in developing our five year strategy

In her latest blog, our Chief Executive, Andrea Sutcliffe, seeks your help to develop the NMC’s next five year strategy.

Blog: Celebrating nurses in nursing homes

In her latest blog, our Chief Executive, Andrea Sutcliffe, recounts her recent visit to Herefordshire

NMC publishes gender pay gap report

Our latest gender pay gap report, published today, shows that there has been an increase in the number of women in the most senior roles at the NMC, reducing ou

Candace Imison appointed Director of Strategy Development

NMC appoints new Director of Strategy Development

Blog: The three P's...

In her latest blog, our Chief Executive, Andrea Sutcliffe, talks about the importance of working in co-production

Changes announced to help boost nursing and midwifery workforce

Cost of test to join register for overseas applicants to be cut and a proposed additional route for people to return to work after a career break.

What Brexit means for nursing and midwifery

We have been working closely with the UK Government to minimise any disruption to the UK workforce after we leave the EU.

Response to Simon Stevens' speech

Responding to Simon Stevens' speech at the Chief Nursing Officer’s summit in Birmingham today (Wednesday 13 March); Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Executive and Regist

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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

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