Nursing & Midwifery Council five-year strategy

Nursing & Midwifery Council five-year strategy

The Nursing & Midwifery Council’s (NMC) next five-year strategy has been approved.  A fitness to practise view on the strategy. NMC Strategy The strategy is based on three key roles that underpin the NMC’s purpose:  Regulate: We promote and uphold high standards,...
Kings View Chambers secure no case to answer for nurse

NMC Defence Barristers in NMC success

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.  As the case did not result in any criminal conviction and there was no risk of patient harm the NMC...
NMC Emergency Procedures Order 2020

NMC Emergency Procedures Order 2020

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (Emergency Procedures) (Amendment) Rules 2020 Order of Council 2020.  The Order is being made in order to allow the NMC to adapt its current operating and fitness to practise procedures to respond to the Covid-19 emergency. It sits...
Contextual factors in Fitness to Practise

Contextual factors in Fitness to Practise

The recent case of nurse Helen Lockett before the NMC’s Fitness to Practice Panel has raised important questions about the significance of “contextual factors” in fitness to practise cases. NMC’s Fitness to Practice Panel Helen Lockett was the former Director of...