News and updates

News and updates about our work, projects and priorities 

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

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

The Code turns one

Revised Code celebrates first anniversary

Dr Geraldine Walters appointed as Director of Nursing and Midwifery Education, Standards and Policy

New appointment of NMC Director of Nursing and Midwifery Education announced

UK-wide project will focus on professionalism in practice

CNOs and NMC highlight nursing and midwifery professionalism with new initiative

Revalidation is on track

60 percent of nurses and midwives are ahead of the revalidation deadline


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The latest on the changes to midwifery regulation

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Did you know...

  • 81

    The number of approved education institutions.

  • 1,000

    Approximate number of accredited education programmes

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