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News and updates about our work, projects and priorities 

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2021–2022 healthcare professional regulators’ whistleblowing report published

Published on 28 September 2022

We acted on 152 whistleblowing disclosures in 2021–2022.

NMC statement in response to Healthwatch England report on emergency care

Published on 27 September 2022

Responding to the Healthwatch England report on peoples’ experiences of using urgent and emergency care services, Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Executive and Registra

NMC launches new equality, diversity and inclusion plan for 2022-2025

Published on 26 September 2022

We’ve published our action plan setting out our key EDI priorities, objectives and actions for the next three years

PSA’s performance review of the NMC for 2021-2022

Published on 26 September 2022

The Professional Standards Authority (PSA) has today published its review of our performance in 2021-2022

Council to consider important English language proposals

Published on 21 September 2022

We’re asking our Council to approve two key changes to our requirements.

Queen Elizabeth II - 1926-2022

Published on 09 September 2022

Our sincere condolences to the Royal Family on the death of Queen Elizabeth II

Our position on industrial action

Published on 30 August 2022

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Research finds systemic inequalities are driving disparities in regulation

Published on 01 August 2022

We have published the second phase of our Ambitious for Change research.

31,000 responses to English language consultation so far

Published on 28 July 2022

Just over halfway through the consultation on our English language requirements, we’ve received more than 31,000 responses – a record number for any NMC consult

Our review of the year: progress made and work still to do

Published on 26 July 2022

We’ve published our review of the past year, detailing our work to promote and uphold the highest professional standards in nursing and midwifery.

NMC responds to Skills for Care’s report

Published on 21 July 2022

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NMC responds to NHS workforce projections report

Published on 20 July 2022

Read our response below.

We’ve updated our visual identity

Published on 18 July 2022

Our visual identity covers everything you see from the NMC – from our colours and typeface to our photography, animation style and of course our logo.

NMC seeks senior registrant for executive director role

Published on 13 July 2022

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NMC launches consultation on education programme standards

Published on 13 July 2022

This consultation will give everyone the opportunity to have their say on proposed changes to our education programme standards. The consultation will run for 1

New post-registration standards will help deliver modern, effective community care

Published on 07 July 2022

Our new standards will benefit people and their wider communities.

Geraldine Walters to step down as NMC Executive Director of Professional Practice

Published on 06 July 2022

Professor Geraldine Walters CBE will leave her role as NMC Executive Director of Professional Practice in November, following an exceptional career in practice,

Nurses among health and care professionals who can now certify fit notes

Published on 01 July 2022

From today, registered nurses, occupational therapists, pharmacists, and physiotherapists can legally certify fit notes for people who need them.

NMC launches consultation on English language requirements

Published on 17 June 2022

We’ve launched a new consultation giving people the chance to have their say on proposed changes to our English language requirements. The consultation will run

Latest newsletter for nurses and nursing associates

Published on 07 June 2022

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