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  • St Marys two female nurses

    Exclusive: Private firms aim to cash in on revalidation 'sign offs' Subscription

    19 August, 2015 By Nicola Merrifield

    Private organisations are lining up to offer nurses revalidation “sign off” services for a fee when the new system of competency checks comes into effect next year, Nursing Times has learnt.

  • NT Learning relaunches to support revalidation

    NT Learning relaunches to support revalidation

    11 August, 2015

    Nursing Times Learning relaunches today with a system designed specifically to help nurses and midwives meet the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s requirements for revalidation.

  • Older woman and younger woman, nurse, smiling at each other

    Employers and social care ‘lacking awareness’ on revalidationSubscription

    31 July, 2015 By Nicola Merrifield

    Employers and social care settings are to be targeted more closely in the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s campaign to drive awareness around revalidation.

  • Signing paper

    Revalidation risks 'must be assessed before decision to launch'Subscription

    30 July, 2015 By Nicola Merrifield

    Members of the UK nursing regulator’s council have highlighted a number of risks that could arise from revalidation and have called for an assessment of their potential impact.

  • Sharing stories helps nurses learn by seeing care from a different perspective

    Revalidation pilots reveal need for more clarity in some areasSubscription

    23 July, 2015 By Nicola Merrifield

    Feedback from the revalidation pilots showed the Nursing and Midwifery Council needs to simplify its guidance for nurses and midwives and raise awareness of revalidation within primary care, social care and the independent sector.

  • Computer data

    Revalidation model 'inadequate for significant number of nurses' Subscription

    14 July, 2015 By Nicola Merrifield

    The proposed revalidation system for nurses and midwives is currently “inadequate” for a “significant portion” of registrants that do not have the same levels of employer support as others, according to nurses.

  • St Marys two female nurses

    NMC issues employers with guide on nurse revalidationSubscription

    8 July, 2015 By Nicola Merrifield

    Employers are not obliged to provide specific revalidation support for nurses and midwives, according to the Nursing and Midwifery Council, but the regulator has suggested ways that trusts can offer assistance to registrants.

  • 1205409 nurse talking paperwork

    Exclusive: Revalidation pilots reveal raft of unresolved issuesSubscription

    1 July, 2015 By Nicola Merrifield

    Nurses have said they need clearer guidance about how to complete the new process of checks for renewing their registration in order to reduce confusion and avoid potentially falling off the register.

  • laptop computer spreadsheet

    Community nurses 'lack understanding of revalidation'Subscription

    29 June, 2015 By Nicola Merrifield

    The vast majority of community nurses do not know what process is required to complete the new system of competency checks for nurses and midwives due to be introduced next year, according to a survey.

  • Financial spreadsheets

    NMC performance improves but some targets still missedSubscription

    26 June, 2015 By Nicola Merrifield

    The Nursing and Midwifery Council has improved its performance overall, but is still missing targets requiring it to maintain an accurate register and ensure registrants are continually fit to practise.

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