News and updates

News and updates about our work, projects and priorities 

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

Upcoming events on the revised Code and revalidation

We're speaking at conferences over the summer about the revised Code and revalidation

Legal change will protect nursing and midwifery students who raise concerns

A change to legislation will protect student nurses and midwives from retaliation or victimisation when they raise concerns.

NMC appoints two registrant Council members

We've appointed two new registrant Council members


Education facts and figures

Key facts and figures about our role in training and education


New guidance to support the Code

Social media guidance launched

New Code comes into force for every nurse and midwife

The new Code of professional standards for nurses and midwives came into force on 31 March 2015


Shape of Caring review publishes final recommendations

Shape of Caring Review report details recommendations for the future of education and training for registered nurses and care assistants.

Case Examiners introduced

Case examiners, introduced in March 2015, should reduce the time it takes us to conclude cases.

NMC welcomes report on investigation into University Hospitals Morecambe Bay Trust

We welcome Dr Kirkup's report into maternity and neonatal services at UHMBT


Beware bogus phone calls and emails

Please be aware of bogus phone calls to nurses and midwives from callers posing as NMC staff.


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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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