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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 latest latest performance review.

How is the NMC meeting the Standards in its latest review?NMC 2016-17 PR screenshot



Lessons Learned Review

NMC Lessons Learned Review May 2018

Latest Performance Reviews

Performance Review - NMC 2016/17

In our 2016/17 review, we are pleased to note that the NMC has continued to improve - meeting 23 out of 24 of the Standards of Good Regulation but needs to address issues around communicating with families and patients going through the fitness to practise process

Read our summary of the NMC's performance for 2016/17

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

Recent cases