News and updates

News and updates about our work, projects and priorities 

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


NMC responds to HEE consultation on Nursing Associate role

We respond to Health Education England's consultation around the role of Nursing Associate

Revalidation feedback shows process is simple and straightforward

Nurses and midwives have been sharing their positive revalidation experiences


NMC responds to new patient safety measures announced by Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt

We respond to the Health Secretary’s announcement of new plans to improve patient safety and transparency within the NHS


NMC responds to National Maternity Review report

We respond to NHS England's National Maternity Review report

NMC seeking new Council member from Wales

We are seeking to appoint a new Council member from Wales

First nurses and midwives begin their revalidation applications

Almost 2,500 nurses and midwives have begun the revalidation application process

NMC responds to Health Education England's consultation on nursing associate role

HEE opens consultation on nursing associate role


NMC moves forward with development of new nurse competencies

Council approves plans to develop new competencies for nurses entering the profession

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

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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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