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NMC to discuss allowing registrants to pay fee in instalments

The Nursing and Midwifery Council is likely to take a major step next week towards giving nurses and midwives the option of paying the annual £100 registration fee in instalments.

Shape of Caring Review

'We want to see that our caring workforce has the right skills'

With another healthcare review under way, Shaun Lintern talks to its chair Lord Willis to find out its aims and clarify how it will differ from others recently carried out.

Nurse education and training review launches bid for evidence

Lord Willis, chair of a major new review into nursing education and training, is to embark on a tour of the country to gather evidence.

Nurses advised to check indemnity cover in wake of new law

Practice nurses and registrants working in the independent sector have been urged to check their insurance arrangements to make sure they are covered in case something goes wrong.

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Exclusive: Senior nurses to advise nursing regulator on future strategy

An absence of registrants at the top tier of the Nursing and Midwifery Council has prompted it to create a panel of senior nurses and midwives to advise it. 

Nursing Times cover 25 June 2014

'We want the code to articulate what it means to be a nurse', says NMC

As revision of the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s code of conduct is under way, Jo Stephenson finds out about the changes and the rationale behind them.

NMC hopes revalidation will fix 'weaknesses' in current system

The Nursing and Midwifery Council has admitted that it has “weaknesses” in its current system of checking if nurses should stay on the register and says that the revalidation process is an opportunity for it to improve.

David Cameron

Government rejects calls to press ahead with NMC reform

Urgently needed changes to the legislation governing the Nursing and Midwifery Council will not now be made this parliament, after the government rejected calls from the regulator’s leadership to include them in today’s Queen’s speech.

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NMC asks for views on changes to nursing code of conduct

The Nursing and Midwifery Council has begun a public consultation exercise on changes to its code of conduct.

Nursing regulator set to launch new checks for overseas nurses

Overseas nurses will undergo extra competence and skills checks under a new registration system to be launched by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) this autumn.

NMC still missing key performance targets but is 'improving', says report

The Nursing and Midwifery Council is “determined to do better”, says its chief executive after an annual report found the regulator was still failing to meet many key standards.

Thousands reject NMC plans for FTP sign-off by non-registrant

The Nursing and Midwifery Council has rowed back on plans for revalidation that could have meant nurses’ fitness to practise being confirmed by someone with no nursing experience or training.

Jackie Smith

NMC presses government ahead of Queen's speech

The Nursing and Midwifery Council has said it cannot rule out further costs to nurses if the government abandons a pledge by the Prime Minister to improve nursing regulation.

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Nursing regulator seeks new chair to lead its council

The Nursing and Midwifery Council has begun recruiting a new chair to lead its governing council from January 2015.


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