HPCA |Nursing and Midwifery
Welcome to theNursing and Midwifery Council
of New South Wales
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Our Council is made up of fifteen members, including nurses, midwives, community members and a legal member.

We manage complaints about the clinical care and treatment, professional behaviour or health of registered nurses and midwives in NSW.

We manage complaints about the conduct, performance and health of registered health practitioners and students in NSW.

Complaints are concerns about the care, treatment or behaviour of a registered health practitioner.

Our website can provide you with more information about the assessment and management of a complaint.

Our mission To protect public safety and maintain professional standards through the effective regulation of nurses and midwives and the development of collaborative relationships.
Nursing and Midwifery Council Latest news and updates
About the Council Directed Health Assessments List HPCA is seeking applications from registered health professionals to become a health assessor on...
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Kerryn Boland PSM, Community Member NMC Kerryn Boland joined the Council in 2018 as one of three community members. In this interview she shares the...
The Nursing and Midwifery Council of NSW has published a video that provides an overview of the performance assessment process. A performance...
The Council understands the current widespread concerns regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Further information for the public and health...
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Changes to the requirement for nurses and midwives to make mandatory notifications came into effect on 1 March 2020. As registered health...
Council Member Kate Cheney
Kate shares what has surprised her about working in regulation and her view on the biggest challenges facing nurses and midwives at work.
A new study by Cowin et al in the International Nursing Review explored Australian nurses’ and midwives’ familiarity with the newly revised Codes of...
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Your health matters. Nurse & Midwife Support is a 24/7 national support service for nurses & midwives providing access to confidential advice...
We acknowledge that we are located on the traditional lands of the Eora Nation and pay our respects to Elders past, present and future.