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NMC responds to NHS England's announcement about funding for maternity services

Published on 25 March 2021

Andrea Sutcliffe responds to the NHS England's announcement for maternity services funding


NMC response to publication of consultation on reform of professional regulation

Published on 25 March 2021

Read our response


NMC reviews post registration standards

Published on 24 March 2021

Andrea Sutcliffe comments on the NMC's review of the post registration standards.


NMC reflects on extraordinary time one year on from the first Covid-19 national lockdown

Published on 23 March 2021

Hear from those at the heart of the pandemic response


NMC comments on the CQC's "Protect, respect, connect – decisions about living and dying well during COVID-19" report

Published on 18 March 2021

Matthew McClelland comments on the Care Quality Commissions report.


NMC Council to consider future use of new powers

Published on 17 March 2021

Find out more about the proposals


NMC publishes materials to help candidates prepare for new Test of Competence

Published on 17 March 2021

Learn more about the upcoming changes


Latest newsletter for students

Published on 26 February 2021

We’ve published our latest quarterly newsletter for students


Latest newsletter for educators

Published on 23 February 2021

We've published our latest quarterly newsletter for educators.


NMC announces further education recovery standard to support nursing students during Covid-19

Published on 18 February 2021

A further education recovery standard to help students during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Practising as a midwife in the UK

Published on 18 February 2021

An update to Practising as a midwife in the UK


NMC seeks new Council Chair

Published on 09 February 2021

Applications for our Council Chair have now closed.


NMC responds to the appointment of Dr Anne Wright CBE as Chair of the General Optical Council

Published on 08 February 2021

Karen Cox, the Deputy Chair of the NMC, congratulates Dr Anne Wright CBE on her appointment as the Chair of the GOC.


Latest newsletter for the public and employers

Published on 03 February 2021

We’ve published our latest quarterly newsletters for the public and employers.


NMC launches new fitness to practise resource for employers

Published on 02 February 2021

The NMC publishes Managing Concerns, an employers resource to support them when concerns are raised about a nurse, midwife or nursing associate's practise.


Response to appointment of the Professional Standards Authority's new Chair

Published on 26 January 2021

Congratulations to Caroline Corby on her appointment


Blog: Reintroducing our emergency standards

Published on 15 January 2021

Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Executive and Registrar at the NMC, talks about our announcement to reintroduce our emergency standards and what this means for students


NMC updates approach to supporting nursing and midwifery education amid the Covid-19 pandemic

Published on 14 January 2021

Find out about changes to our emergency education standards


NMC statement: enabling student education and supporting the workforce

Published on 14 January 2021

Read our statement


NMC responds to DHSC funding announcement

Published on 13 January 2021

Andrea Sutcliffe responds to the DHSC funding announcement for maternity training.

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