Standards of proficiency for midwives

These standards represent the skills, knowledge and attributes all midwives must demonstrate.

Standards framework for nursing and midwifery education

Part 1 of Realising professionalism: Standards for education and training

Standards for student supervision and assessment

Part 2 of Realising professionalism: Standards for education and training

Standards for pre-registration midwifery programmes

Part 3 of Realising professionalism: Standards for education and training

Standards relating to return to practice

We've published new return to practice standards

Pre-2019 midwifery standards

Pre-2019 standards still being used by programmes across the UK

Future midwife

Learn about the development of our new midwifery standards