The Council received a notification in relation to a patient who presented at an Emergency Unit with a loss of vision and an unrelenting headache.
In order to practise in Australia and under the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme, all nurses and midwives must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA),
All practicing health practitioners are required to participate regularly in CPD relevant to their scope of practice in order to maintain, develop, update and enhance their knowledge, skills and pe
The Nursing and Midwifery Council have recently commenced running a program of events about their role and responsibilities across NSW.
Immunisation is a targeted public health initiative to protect the individual and community.
The Council has recently been managing a number of cases from mental health settings where nurses did not undertake observations of patients at the required level, and documentation of observations
A complaint was made to the Council about an experienced Registered Nurse and Midwife who had recently transferred her scope of practice from an acute setting to a community based setting.
A complaint alleging unsatisfactory professional conduct was made against a Registered Nurse (RN) who it was claimed failed in his obligations during a night shift when he was in charge of an Acut
In May 2016, the Professional Standards Committee (PSC) held an inquiry into the conduct of two Registered Nurses (RNs).