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Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

The Nursing and Midwifery Council are an organisation which regulates nurses and midwives in the United Kingdom. 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 review of the NMC's performance for 2015/16.

Lesson learned review

In May 2017 the Secretary of State asked us to carry out a lessons learned review of the NMC. The terms of reference for our review are available here. The review is still in progress. We have finished gathering evidence from the NMC and we are now completing our analysis. 

Latest Performance Reviews

Performance Review - NMC 2015/16

In our 2015/16 performance review, we are pleased to note a significant improvement in the NMC's performance, meeting 23 out of 24 of our Standards of Good Regulation

Read our summary of the NMC's performance for 2015/16

Our two-page snapshot gives an overview of the NMC's performance for this year

Recent cases