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News and updates about our work, projects and priorities 


Latest news

NMC statement in response to publication of the Ockenden Maternity Review

Published on 30 March 2022

Read our statement below:


New OSCE test centre open to thousands of candidates each year

Published on 28 March 2022

Internationally trained professionals and those returning to practice can now take their Objective Structured Clinical Examination test in Newcastle. The newest


Statement from Andrea Sutcliffe on the National Day of Reflection

Published on 23 March 2022

Read Andrea Sutcliffe's statement below


NMC and GMC refresh duty of candour guidance

Published on 15 March 2022

The NMC and General Medical Council (GMC) have collaborated to refresh our professional duty of candour guidance.


Latest newsletter for the public

Published on 10 March 2022

"I’m really passionate about making sure we recognise diversity"


Response to Panorama: Maternity Scandal

Published on 24 February 2022

Responding to the Panorama episode Maternity Scandal: Fighting for the Truth, Andrea Sutcliffe, NMC Chief Executive and Registrar, said:


Our plans to end Covid-19 temporary registration

Published on 22 February 2022

The Government has confirmed that the emergency registration of nurses and midwives will end in March 2022


NMC publishes seriousness research with General Dental Council (GDC)

Published on 17 February 2022

Findings show that professionals who engage with us during the FtP process can have more positive outcomes


Latest newsletter for students

Published on 11 February 2022

Let’s talk about student mental health


NMC statement on Covid-19 vaccinations

Published on 09 February 2022

Read our statement below


Congratulations to the new Chief Nursing Officer for Northern Ireland

Published on 04 February 2022

Maria McIlgorm has been appointed to the most senior nursing position in Northern Ireland


NMC publishes reports from post-registration nursing standards

Published on 03 February 2022

We’ve published the findings from our consultation, read more below


Website research sessions

Published on 01 February 2022

Website research sessions


NMC's response to Woman's Place UK

Published on 31 January 2022

Read our response below


Latest newsletter for midwives

Published on 24 January 2022

Read more below


Latest newsletter for nurses and nursing associates

Published on 21 January 2022

Hear more about how person-centred care is vital


A joint letter from the CNOs and NMC to directors of nursing across the UK

Published on 11 January 2022

Read our joint letter with the UK’s Chief Nursing Officers


Jean White appointed to lead education programme standards steering group

Published on 11 January 2022

Read our statement below


NMC seeks new Council member for Scotland

Published on 11 January 2022

Find out more below


Celebrating those in the New Year Honours list

Published on 31 December 2021

NMC congratulates nursing and midwifery professionals recognised in the New Year Honours

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