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The guidance sets best practice, explains processes to follow, provides information about legislation and shows where additional support and advice is available.

Front cover of raising concerns guidance

Raising concerns: Guidance for nurses and midwives

Guidance for nurses and midwives on raising concerns

Social media guidance

Our guidance on the use of social media

Duty of candour

The professional duty of candour

Joint guidance with the General Medical Council on the duty of candour