Reflective practice – Nurses and Midwives

Reflective practice – Nurses and Midwives

The leaders of nine healthcare regulators, including the NMC, have signed a joint statement to stress the benefits of good reflection among healthcare professionals.  The statement, “Benefits of becoming a reflective practitioner”, outlines the processes and...
NMC to review post-registration standards

NMC to review post-registration standards

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) will review post-registration standards after a review found it to have resulted in a ‘patchwork’ of advanced practice education.  The external evaluation of the NMCs post-registration standards highlighted a limited...
Regulatory Sanctions and Serious Criminal Convictions

Regulatory Sanctions and Serious Criminal Convictions

ealthcare Regulators consider cases involving dishonesty, sexual misconduct or criminal convictions as serious cases. In assessing seriousness Tribunals will look at any risk to the public. Some concerns are so serious that it is difficult for the registrant to be...
NMC priorities for the following year announced

NMC priorities for the following year announced

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has set out its priorities for the coming year as it prepares for their next 5-year plan.   In the NMC’s Corporate plan for 2019–2020, it said that it will focus on the following four areas:   1.       New strategic initiatives...
NMC’s new return to practice standards

NMC’s new return to practice standards

The NMC has published new return to practice standards on Monday 20 May 2019. A nurse, midwife or nursing associate must undertake a minimum number of practice hours to remain on, but also rejoin, the NMC register.  However, there are cases where nurses, midwifes or...