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    NMC approves introduction of nurse revalidation in AprilSubscription

    8 October, 2015 By Nicola Merrifield, Steve Ford

    The Nursing and Midwifery Council has today approved plans for the introduction of a major new system of competency checks for registered nurses and midwives, with the regulator’s chief executive describing it as a “historic” moment.

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    NMC to decide whether to rubber-stamp revalidation plansSubscription

    8 October, 2015 By Nicola Merrifield

    A major new system of competency checks for nurses is expected to be approved for launch in April, as the Nursing and Midwifery Council meets today to finalise its plans on revalidation.

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    Call for NMC to strengthen revalidation portfolio checks Subscription

    7 October, 2015 By Nicola Merrifield

    The Nursing and Midwifery Council must strengthen the way it proposes to verify registrants under its new system of competency checks in order to ensure public protection, a union has warned.

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    Loophole allowing nurses to avoid revalidation closed Subscription

    1 October, 2015 By Nicola Merrifield

    New standards for readmission to the Nursing and Midwifery Council register have been proposed to stop registrants from taking advantage of a loophole that could enable them to avoid revalidation.

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    NMC reveals updated draft guidance for revalidationSubscription

    1 October, 2015 By Nicola Merrifield

    Revamped draft guidelines on revalidation have been released, which include additional information about how the Nursing and Midwifery Council will verify registrants’ portfolios of evidence.

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    'Concerning' gaps in revalidation awareness among junior nurses Subscription

    30 September, 2015 By Nicola Merrifield

    “Concerning” gaps in awareness about the forthcoming system of revalidation have been identified, particularly among junior nurses, following a survey of pilot participants.

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    NMC to consider reducing CPD requirement for revalidationSubscription

    29 September, 2015 By Nicola Merrifield

    The Nursing and Midwifery Council is to discuss reducing the number of hours of continuing professional development required by its new system of checks to remain on the register every three years.

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    Revalidation likely to take nurses much longer than PREPSubscription

    29 September, 2015 By Nicola Merrifield

    The practice feedback and reflection elements of the new system of revalidation are likely to take nurses and midwives many more hours to complete than current checks on competency.

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    Nursing Times to host revalidation event for nurses and managers

    11 September, 2015 By Nursing Times News Desk

    Nursing and Midwifery Council chief executive Jackie Smith will join a host of speakers at the Nursing Times Revalidation conference this November to explain how nurses should handle revalidation from a registrant’s and manager’s perspective.

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    Warning over NMC rule change for lapsed registrationSubscription

    4 September, 2015 By Nicola Merrifield

    Nurses and midwives who fail to renew their registration on time could face weeks out of work under new rules from the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

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