News and updates

News and updates about our work, projects and priorities 

NMC responds to midwifery supervision report

The NMC has responded to a report by the Department of Health focusing on midwifery supervision

Revalidation microsite is now live

Our new revalidation microsite has everything you need to know


Dame Eileen Sills steps down as NMC Senior Nurse Advisor

Congratulations to Dame Eileen Sills on her new role as National Guardian for speaking up within the NHS

New Year Honours 2016 for nurses and midwives

The NMC congratulates all nurses and midwives recognised in the 2016 New Year Honours list

Revalidation - updated guidance and key documents

Updates made to key guidance for Revalidation

NMC responds to announcement of new nursing associate role

Our response to new role of nursing associate

NMC reports on significant progress in Guernsey

New Guernsey reports show real improvements

Annual reports and accounts and fitness to practise report 2014-2015 published

Annual reports and accounts, and fitness to practise annual report, now live


NMC finds improving picture in Guernsey

Return visit took place this week

NMC announces return visit to Guernsey

The planned return review visit will take place between 2 – 4 November 2015

Network of European nursing competent authorities

European network of nursing competent authorities re-established

Reports on extraordinary review visit to North Wales

We have published reports from our joint extraordinary review of education programmes and midwifery supervision in North Wales.

Virtual tour of hearing rooms launched

New virtual tour shows our Stratford hearing centre

Nurses and midwives will have to report cases of FGM

Nurses and midwives will have to report cases of FGM


Our response to announcement that nurses are to be added to Shortage Occupation List

Our response to nurses being temporarily included on the Shortage Occupation List


New language requirements for registration for European trained nurses and midwives to be introduced

We are introducing new language controls for EU nurses and midwives


We've introduced revalidation for nurses and midwives

Council approves the introduction of revalidation


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.

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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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