The Code and the standards and guidance which underpin it.

The Code

The Code for nurses and midwives

The Code and resources



Find out about revalidation and download the guidance.

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Additional standards

Our standards sit underneath our Code and should be read alongside it

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Guidance should be read in line with our standards


Enabling professionalism in nursing and midwifery practice

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What to expect from a nurse or midwife

The care patients should receive

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Our safeguarding resources

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Circulars index

Circulars should be read alongside our standards and guidance.