News and updates

News and updates about our work, projects and priorities 

Council to make final decision on the introduction of revalidation

Council to make final decision on revalidation

NMC appoints interim Chief Operating Officer

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has appointed Alison Sansome as interim Chief Operating Officer.

Senior nursing and midwifery advisors appointed

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has appointed Donna Ockenden as a Senior Midwifery Adviser and Dame Eileen Sills as a Senior Nurse Advisor.


Our response to report by the Professional Standards Authority

Our response to 'Rethinking regulation' report


Expert advisory group to take forward Shape of Caring recommendations

Advisory group to look at Shape of Caring recommendations


Nurses and midwives asked: are you revalidation ready?

Nurses and midwives asked: are you revalidation ready?

Maintaining registration

Applying for readmission is to become the only route back onto the register


Revalidation is ‘achievable’, ‘desirable’ and ‘realistic’

Revalidation is ‘achievable’, ‘desirable’ and ‘realistic’

NMC response to Secretary of State’s statement

Our response to ministerial statement on midwifery supervision, openness and transparency

Renewing registration with NMC Online

Renewing registration with NMC Online.


Take part in a Twitter chat

Take part in a Twitter chat on revalidation


PSA reports overall improvements in our performance

The PSA performance review 2014-2015 reports that we have made improvements in key areas


Join the Shape of Caring Twitter chat

Take part in Twitter chat on the Shape of Caring review

NHS Trust produces video introduction to revised Code

A video introduction to the revised Code


NMC to consult on introducing language controls for EU trained nurses and midwives.

We're consulting on new English language checks on nurses and midwives who trained in Europe

Lack of Bill to modernise our legal framework a major setback for patients and the professions

Our response to the lack of a bill to modernise nursing and midwifery regulation


Maximum time limits to complete education programmes removed

The mandatory maximum time limits for completion of education programmes has been removed


Victorino Chua found guilty of murder

Nurse convicted of attacks on patients at Stepping Hill Hospital

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The latest on the changes to midwifery regulation

Our update

Did you know...

  • 79

    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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