Kings View successfully overturned a nurse’s striking off order using an NMC internal mechanism for review. This is thought to be the first application in many years.
Kings View persuaded a NMC fitness to practise panel to impose the least serious sanction in a case relating to issue of drug administration and dishonesty.
When you receive correspondence from your regulatory body the temptation can often be to panic which can lead to rash actions and decisions.
We look at the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) “top priorities” for improvements to its fitness to practise investigations and processes.
Context is a key consideration in fitness to practise investigations. In this article, we will look at contextual factors the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) considers important.
You need to apply for restoration if you have been removed or struck off by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has developed eight new commitments it will apply when investigating and dealing with fitness to practise concerns.
An important consultation to overhaul fitness to practise has been launched by the Department of Health and Social Care.
The NMC makes clear that remediation is central to deciding whether a nurse, midwife or nursing associate’s fitness to practise is impaired.
Fitness to practise includes health – both physical and mental. What should be considered and when is a fitness to practise referral appropriate?
An overview of the NMC’s updated guidance on the role of midwives including scope, standards & fitness to practise.
Reflection & insight are important in fitness to practise proceedings but what is the significance of these and what does insight look like in practice?
An overview of the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) new fitness to practise resource for employers.
Catherine Stock, joint head of chambers, represented a nurse at a NMC conditions of practice review hearing.
With the UK’s departure from the European Union only weeks away, what does Brexit mean for healthcare regulation in the UK?
In this article, I will look at how the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) determine seriousness in fitness to practise proceedings and decisions.
Whilst there are many things about Covid that is devastating, a positive is that it forced healthcare regulators to reform, adapt and do so quickly.
A NMC statement on a nurse charged with murder confirmed the issue will be given considered by a interim order hearing. What is an interim order?
Kings View Chambers’ successfully restored to the NMC Register after being convicted of a serious dishonesty offence.
The UK’s healthcare regulators have published their annual whistleblowing report the 12 months from April 2019 to March 2020.
The Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) has announced its plans to resume face to face fitness to practise hearings.
What impact did the Covid19 pandemic have on the future of health and social care regulation in the UK?
The NMC has revealed that fitness to practise proceedings could soon resume and an end of other emergency measures it imposed.
Kings View Chambers have helped a nurse successfully appeal against summary dismissal for breach of data protection.
The misuse of social media by health and care professionals can lead to fitness to practise investigations and sanctions.
The Nursing & Midwifery Council’s (NMC) next five-year strategy has been approved. A fitness to practise view on the strategy.
The Professional Standards Authority’s annual review of Nursing and Midwifery Council found it has not met all fitness to practise standards. The PSA’s annual performance review of the Nursing and Midwifery Council was undertaken to assess whether they are meeting the...
NMC Defence Barristers secure a finding of no case to answer for a nurse accused of dishonesty in relation to post graduate course funding.
NMC Defence Barristers have been again successful in persuading the NMC to take no further action for a nurse arrested for drink and disorderly and two assaults.
The Order contains amendments to the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s fitness to practise rules to ensure the NMC’s processes can continue during the period of the Covid-19 pandemic.