The NMC isn’t all about striking people off – there’s so much we can do to support care
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The NMC isn’t all about striking people off – there’s so much we can do to support care

Thelma Agnew @ThelmaAgnew Commissioning editor, Nursing Standard

New chief executive Andrea Sutcliffe wants registrants going through fitness to practise processes to be shown kindness, and for the context of workplace pressures to be considered

For many nurses, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is the organisation that takes their registration fee and – should they ever get into serious trouble – removes them from the register. It exists to protect the public. It is a distant and at times punitive presence in the world of nursing.

Nursing Standard. 34, 5, 8-10. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.5.8.s6

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