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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.
GOsC recently removed an osteopath for failing to obtain and maintain indemnity insurance. What’s the relevance of indemnity cover to fitness to practise?
The scope of what the NMC can consider relevant is usually set out in statutory Regulations.
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?
Overwhelming evidence supports the fact that BAME healthcare professionals are disproportionately impacted by fitness to practise referrals and proceedings.
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.