Prep handbook

Previous requirements for maintaining registration – expired 31/03/2016

The Prep standards have been replaced by revalidation. Nurses and midwives now renew their registration through revalidation every three years. The revalidation requirements include a CPD standard, as detailed in How to revalidate with the NMC.

The Prep handbook was published in 2008 and updated in 2011 as a reference for nurses, midwives and specialist community public health nurses to maintain their registration throughout their careers.

The Prep standards ended on 31 March 2016.