What to expect from your nurses and midwives

Published on 11 May 2021

We've made two short animations to help you understand what you can expect from your nurse or midwife.

We are today publishing two short animations to help everyone using health and social care services to understand what to expect from their nurses and midwives.

The animations help explain the standards we have introduced over the last two years to support UK nurses and midwives to provide kind, safe and effective care.

Our animations aim to improve the public’s knowledge and confidence in the nursing and midwifery care they receive.

You can view our nursing animation and midwifery animations below:


Professor Geraldine Walters CBE, our Executive Director of Professional Practice, said:

“The vital role of UK nursing and midwifery professionals in providing care and support to people across the four nations has truly come into focus during the Covid-19 pandemic.

As the regulator for all nurses and midwives, and nursing associates in England only, over the last two years we have introduced new world class standards. These will continue to support nursing and midwifery professionals to develop their knowledge, skills, and experience so that high-quality care can flourish, now and in the future.

“I hope our animations will help ensure even more people understand our standards and build further awareness in the fantastic care nurses and midwives provide every day.”



You can view the nursing and midwifery animations in welsh here.

Please share the animations with your networks. If you would like to display them in settings where people receive care, please contact Simon Grier in our Communications and Engagement team.

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