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 a 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
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...
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The Nursing and Midwifery Council is participating in this year’s Nightingale Challenge – the great global movement to develop emerging leaders in...
Call for Expression of Interest: Health Professional Councils Authority Shared Lay Members Panel Closing date: Friday 14 February 2020 About the role...
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.
Trigger warning: This article discusses mental health and suicide, which some readers may find distressing. If you are experiencing distress, please...
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...
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We are completing a project to apply plain English principles to our most common letters and emails to practitoners and complainants. This has...
We acknowledge that we are located on the traditional lands of the Eora Nation and pay our respects to Elders past, present and future.