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News and updates about our work, projects and priorities 


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Council to decide on modernisation of education programme standards

Published on 23 January 2023

We’re asking our Council to approve changes to pre-registration education programme standards that will give educators the flexibility to deliver courses at the


NMC statement on winter pressures

Published on 11 January 2023

Read our statement below


NMC celebrates New Year Honours

Published on 30 December 2022

Nursing and midwifery professionals recognised for their outstanding contributions in the New Year Honours


Sam Foster appointed as NMC Executive Director of Professional Practice

Published on 19 December 2022

Sam Foster has been appointed as the most senior registrant at the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), responsible for shaping and supporting safe, effective a


Blog: NMC standards: a holistic approach to nursing care

Published on 06 December 2022

By Professor Paula Jane Holt MBE, NMC Senior Nursing Adviser, and Dr Julie Dixon, NMC Nursing Education Adviser


Advanced practice independent evidence review

Published on 30 November 2022

Find out more about our review


Nursing and midwifery register grows and becomes more ethnically diverse

Published on 30 November 2022

See the latest data from our register


NMC seeks new Council members

Published on 25 November 2022

Applications are now open for three new members to join our Council


Joint letter from the NMC, Chief Nursing Officers and the CQC

Published on 11 November 2022

Read our joint letter with the UK’s Chief Nursing Officers and the CQC on how we’re supporting professionals during the busy winter period.


New anti-racism resource for NHS nursing and midwifery professionals

Published on 03 November 2022

NHS England, in partnership with NHS Confederation and the NMC, has produced a new resource that supports nursing and midwifery professionals working in the NHS


NMC seeks new Council Associates

Published on 27 October 2022

Our Council is looking for two new Associates to join us in early 2023


Challenging health inequalities in maternity services: the role we all play

Published on 25 October 2022

By Geraldine Walters – Executive Director, Professional Practice


NMC response to CQC state of care report 2022

Published on 21 October 2022

Responding to the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) annual assessment of health and social care over the past year in England, Andrea Sutcliffe, NMC Chief Executi


NMC statement in response to publication of the East Kent Maternity Review

Published on 19 October 2022

Responding to the report of the Independent Review of maternity services at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Executi


Blog: We’re making changes to our English language requirements

Published on 18 October 2022

By Matthew McClelland Executive Director of Strategy and Insight


NMC publishes findings from Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) survey for 2022

Published on 13 October 2022

In 2019 we signed up to the NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) and were the first professional regulator to participate.


Could you be our most senior registrant and help shape the future of our professions?

Published on 12 October 2022

We’re seeking a new Executive Director of Professional Practice who will lead reviews of some of our most important regulatory tools.


International Nurse Regulator Collaborative meets in London

Published on 06 October 2022

The NMC hosted the International Nurse Regulator Collaborative (INRC) in London on 4 and 5 October, supporting the group to share best practice in professional


More support needed for international nurses and midwives

Published on 04 October 2022

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is calling on health and care employers to fully support internationally trained professionals into UK practice – and jo


Lise-Anne Boissiere and Ruth Bailey appointed to our executive team

Published on 29 September 2022

We’ve appointed Lise-Anne and Ruth as Directors of People and Organisational Effectiveness on a job-share basis.

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