News and updates

News and updates about our work, projects and priorities 

Post-registration standards steering group

Creation of an expert steering group to review how post-registration education and development continues to evolve

Blog: "Don’t let being a bloke be too big a part of your narrative"

Dilan Chauhan wanted to be a car dealer, a chef or a fashion designer – but never expected he’d end up being a midwife.


NMC publishes new future midwife standards

The new future midwife standards have now been published, following our Council’s decision to approve them at its meeting in October 2019.

Blog: NMC learning and developing

In her latest blog, our Chief Executive, Andrea Sutcliffe, recounts a day spent reflecting and learning with colleagues across the NMC on the importance of what

Principles for good practice issued to protect patients online

Ten principles underpinned by existing standards and guidance

Blog: Building on Black History Month

In her latest blog, our Chief Executive, Andrea Sutcliffe, reflects on a month of events celebrating Black History Month

NMC seeks four new Council members

28 October 2019

Blog: Donna Ockenden meets maternity teams who help the bereaved

In recognition of Baby Loss Awareness Week 2019, (#BLAW2019) I spent the last few days visiting maternity services in the southwest of England and saw how midwi

New emotional and practical support service launched for nursing and midwifery professionals involved in fitness to practise

Launching today (Thursday 10 October 2019), on World Mental Health Day, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is introducing a 12-month Careline pilot

Blog: Baby Loss Awareness Week - a time to reflect and to offer support

In her latest blog, our Chief Executive, Andrea Sutcliffe, shares a very personal experience and reflects on the important role that midwives play in bereavemen

NMC launches new online system for overseas applicants

From today nurses and midwives applying to join the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register from overseas will find the process quicker and more accessible

Blog: NMC Council approves new midwifery standards

Read the latest blog from Donna Ockenden, Senior Midwifery Adviser to the NMC

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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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