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...
Guilty before proven innocent? NMC fitness to practise

Guilty before proven innocent? NMC fitness to practise

The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) fitness to practise processes and support for registrants have been criticised by campaign group NMC Watch. According to NMC Watch, nurses, midwives and nursing associates have been made to feel guilty before they have had an...
Guilty before proven innocent? NMC fitness to practise

Guilty before proven innocent? NMC fitness to practise

The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) fitness to practise processes and support for registrants have been criticised by campaign group NMC Watch.  According to NMC Watch, nurses, midwives and nursing associates have been made to feel guilty before they have had an...