How to use Search the register

Glossary of terms used in Search the register results

Using the Search the register service is free and does not require a login. 

Please note that more than one person may have the same name. If possible, use the Pin when searching. A nurse or midwife should provide this to you if you are using their services.

Actions imposed before 1 January 2008

In the case of those who are removed or suspended from the register under an order, records are shown only when these actions have been imposed since 1 January 2008.

The names of individuals made the subject of striking off orders, removal orders and suspension orders before 1 January 2008 will not be displayed as part of these search results, although the orders may still be in place and valid. Further information is available from us on request.

Glossary of terms

You may see any of the following terms used to describe the registration status of a nurse or midwife.

Removed by a fitness to practise (FtP) panel

This nurse or midwife is not allowed to practise if they have been struck off or removed from the register.

Suspended by an FtP panel

This nurse or midwife is not allowed to practise if they have been suspended from the register for a fixed period. The suspension order will be reviewed before it expires and might be replaced or revoked.

Voluntarily removed

This nurse or midwife is not allowed to practise if they have admitted that their fitness to practise is impaired and they have no intention of practising again. They can request to voluntarily remove their name from the register.

Interim suspension order

This nurse or midwife is not allowed to practise, following the making of an interim suspension order by a FtP panel. This will remain in place while we investigate allegations about their fitness to practise or pending an appeal. This interim suspension order will be regularly reviewed and might be replaced or revoked.

Conditions of practice order

The circumstances under which this nurse or midwife can practise are restricted following a final order by a FtP panel. These conditions can be in place for one to three years. They are reviewed before they expire and might be replaced, varied or revoked.

Interim conditions

The circumstances under which this nurse or midwife can practise are currently restricted following the making of an interim conditions of practice order. This will remain while we investigate allegations about their fitness to practise or pending an appeal. These conditions will be regularly reviewed and might be replaced, varied or revoked.

Sanction pending

This nurse or midwife has had a final sanction imposed on them by a fitness to practise panel, but it will not take effect until the end of a 28 day appeal period or the outcome of any appeal. Their practice may be restricted by an interim order in the meantime.

Caution order

This nurse or midwife is allowed to practise without any restriction but has been made the subject of a caution order following an investigation into their fitness to practise. This can last from between one and five years.

Not currently practising

This nurse or midwife has informed us that they are no longer practising, but remain on the register until their current registration period expires.

Registered

The nurse or midwife is on our register with no restrictions or cautions.

No Recorded Qualifications found

This means a nurse or midwife has no additional qualifications added to their registration.