NMC moving away from “remediation”

NMC moving away from “remediation”

The NMC are moving away from using ‘remediation’ to ‘strengthening practice’, a more “positive and accessible terminology” to “better encourage” professionals to engage early on with their fitness to practise process. What is ‘strengthening practice’ that...
Racial discrimination, nursing and fitness to practise

Racial discrimination, nursing and fitness to practise

The recent case of Melanie Hayes has attracted substantial public interest.  We look at the case and how the outcome will impact NMC fitness to practise decisions in the future. Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) v Melanie Hayes The details of the charges relating to...
Kings View successful review of NMC Striking-off Order

Nurse avoids NMC suspension

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. In a case that has been ongoing for some years, our client LM faced a fitness to practise hearing relating to...
7 things to help you through a fitness to practise investigation

NMC Fitness to Practise Improvement Priorities

We look at the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) “top priorities” for improvements to its fitness to practise investigations and processes. Andrea Sutcliffe, NMC Chief Executive and Registrar, recently discussed the NMC’s plan for making improvements to its...