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NMC seeks new registrant Council member

27 April 2018

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is seeking a new registrant member to join the Council.

The Council sets the strategic direction, priorities and budget ensuring that the focus is firmly on protecting patients and the public.

Chair of the Council designate, Philip Graf, said:

This is an exciting time to join the Council as we shape nursing and midwifery regulation for the future. We’re looking for an outstanding nurse or midwife with the skills, enthusiasm and vision to help us to do that. We would particularly welcome candidates with experience of leading or delivering community nursing.”

The Council is made up of six lay and six registrant members, including at least one from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, appointed by the Privy Council.

This role is open to current registrants from all four countries of the UK.

More information about the role and how to apply is available at Gatenby Sanderson. The closing date is Noon 29 May 2018.

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Notes for editors

  1. For media enquiries, please contact NMC press office on 020 7681 5649 or email media@nmc-uk.org. ​
  2. The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is the independent professional regulator for nurses and midwives in the UK. We exist to protect the public. We do this by maintaining the register of qualified nurses and midwives and setting standards of education, training, conduct and performance. We make sure that nurses and midwives keep their skills and knowledge up to date through a regular revalidation process. If concerns are raised about the standards of a registered nurse or midwife, we have a duty to investigate and, where necessary, take action to protect the public.
  3. Philip Graf takes up office of Chair of the Council on 1 May 2018 and will Chair the Selection Panel for this recruitment.