As a final step in the revalidation process, nurses, midwives and nursing associates must undertake a number of declarations: 


  • Health and character – a registrant must declare if you have been charged, convicted of any criminal offence (including a conditional discharge) or issued with a formal caution.  This includes a declaration relating to any adverse determination about fitness to practise impairment. 
  • Professional indemnity arrangement – a registrant must declare that you have, or will have when practising, appropriate cover under an indemnity arrangements.
  • Confirmation – a declaration that the registrant has demonstrated to an appropriate confirmer that they have met the revalidation requirements.

 Read more:

NMC Revalidation Part 1: Revalidation

NMC Revalidation Part 2: CPD

NMC Revalidation Part 3: Reflection

NMC Revalidation Part 4: Declarations

NMC Revalidation Part 5: Right of Appeal

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