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We recommend you only choose practitioners who are regulated or on an Accredited Register

It is important that people who work in health and care are trained, skilled and treat patients and service users well. Regulators and accredited registers help to keep you safe by ‘registering’ health and care practitioners - you should check a practitioner’s registration when you:

  • Pay for private services from a health or care practitioner
  • Employ a health or care practitioner
  • Commission services from a health or care practitioner
  • Have concerns about a practitioner

Registers

Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

The Nursing and Midwifery Council are an organisation which regulates nurses and midwives in the United Kingdom, and nursing associates in England. They set standards, hold a register, quality assure education and investigate complaints.

How we oversee the Nursing and Midwifery Council

We review the performance of the Nursing and Midwifery Council each year. We give our report to Parliament and publish our report on our website. We also review every decision made by the regulator's final fitness to practise panels.We include recent cases on this page. See more cases.

Read our latest performance review.


How is the NMC meeting the Standards in its latest review?Key facts for NMC review 2018

 

 

Concerned about a practitioner? Contact their occupation’s register directly