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Maintaining standards in mental health nursing

01 May 2013

Mental Health Practice


This article explains the impact that professional regulation has on mental health nursing and the remit of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in providing...

Prepare for a new era in nursing

05 May 2009

Nursing Standard

General Article

Nurse education faces a massive reorganisation.

Cases in the balance

27 July 2010

Nursing Standard


A day spent watching a fitness for practice panel reinforced what Michael Traynor found in the literature about referrals to the nurse regulator.

Notes from an outsider

16 August 2011

Nursing Standard


About 1,000 nurses from overseas live in the UK as refugees, but many cannot work due to an English language test.

How to prepare for revalidation

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

Rationale and key points Rationale and key points This is the first in a series of eight articles providing information about the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)...

Professional considerations for nurse prescribers

30 June 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article considers the key professional responsibilities nurse and midwife prescribers are expected to fulfil to protect those in their care. While many of the...

Supporting nursing students during fitness to practise hearings

13 April 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Nursing students whose behaviour or health raises serious questions about their fitness to enter the profession may have to appear before a fitness to practise...

Supporting children's nurses through Nursing and Midwifery Council revalidation

Nursing Children and Young People

evidence & practice

Abstract In April 2016 the Nursing and Midwifery Council introduced revalidation for all nurses and midwives. It was designed to demonstrate a registrant's ability...

Children’s nurses’ experiences of a revalidation pilot study

11 April 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

All UK nurses and midwives will need to follow the revalidation process to renew their registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and demonstrate that...

Nurses’ and midwives’ revalidation preparation experiences at one NHS trust

Nursing Management

evidence & practice

Since 1 April 2016, UK nurses and midwives have been required to undertake revalidation to maintain their registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. This...