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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.
Are healthcare regulators softening their fitness to practise stance to support the fight against Covid-19?
The Nursing & Midwifery Council’s (NMC) next five-year strategy has been approved. A fitness to practise view on the strategy.
The Professional Standards Authority’s annual review of Nursing and Midwifery Council found it has not met all fitness to practise standards. The PSA’s annual performance review of the Nursing and Midwifery Council was undertaken to assess whether they are meeting the...
NMC Defence Barristers secure a finding of no case to answer for a nurse accused of dishonesty in relation to post graduate course funding.
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.
The Order contains amendments to the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s fitness to practise rules to ensure the NMC’s processes can continue during the period of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) fitness to practise processes and support for registrants have been criticised by campaign group NMC Watch.