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Supporting nursing and midwifery professionals during the Covid-19 pandemic

Published on 08 January 2021

Read our joint letter with the UK’s Chief Nursing Officers on how we’re supporting professionals during the pandemic.


Joint statement on expanding the Covid-19 temporary register to overseas-trained nurses

Published on 05 January 2021

Update in relation to the expansion of the temporary register to overseas-trained nurses to support the health and care workforce response to the pandemic over


NMC announces further expansion of the Covid-19 temporary register

Published on 05 January 2021

Andrea Sutcliffe, the NMC's Chief Executive and Registrar, comments on the announcement to expand the Covid-19 temporary register to overseas-trained nurses.


Nursing and midwifery professionals recognised in New Year Honours list

Published on 31 December 2020

Congratulations to everyone throughout the nursing and midwifery world recognised in this year’s New Year Honours list



Response to appointment of Professor Amanda Croft as Chief Nursing Officer for Scotland

Published on 23 December 2020

Read our response


Blog: Twelve days of an NMC Christmas

Published on 22 December 2020

Andrea Sutcliffe reflects on the past year and the virtual world of the NMC


Statement: What do the latest Covid-19 restrictions mean for the NMC?

Published on 20 December 2020

Read our statement


Latest newsletters for midwives, nurses and nursing associates

Published on 18 December 2020

We've published our latest quarterly newsletter for midwives and our newsletter for nurses and nursing associates


Next steps for review of post-registration standards

Published on 17 December 2020

Read our update


Let’s talk about... Professionalism

Published on 17 December 2020

The final animation in our Caring with Confidence: The Code in Action series


Caring with Confidence: The Code in Action

Published on 17 December 2020

Caring with Confidence is a series of bite-sized animations about key aspects of your role as a nursing or midwifery professional.


Covid-19 temporary register extended to support vaccine rollout

Published on 16 December 2020

See the latest update for those who have left our permanent register recently


Responding to the publication of the Ockenden Report

Published on 10 December 2020

Read our response


NMC responds to Health Foundation report on workforce

Published on 09 December 2020

Read our response


Together in practice: take part in UK REACH study

Published on 08 December 2020

Take part in UK REACH, a national research study investigating if, how, and why ethnicity affects Covid-19 clinical outcomes for people working in health and so


Response to appointment of first Chief Nurse for Adult Social Care in England

Published on 07 December 2020

Read our response


Blog: Caring for women with learning disabilities

Published on 07 December 2020

Elizabeth Maushe, a registered Learning Disability Nurse, discusses some of the challenges women with learning disabilities can face when being cared for in  ma


Supporting you to deliver end-of-life care

Published on 04 December 2020

The eighth animation in our Caring with Confidence: The Code in Action series


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