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The Council understands the current widespread concerns regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Changes to the requirement for nurses and midwives to make mandatory notifications came into effect on 1 March 2020.


The Nursing and Midwifery Council is participating in this year’s Nightingale Challenge – the great global movement to develop emerging leaders in nursing and midwifery.


Call for Expression of Interest: Health Professional Councils Authority Shared Lay Members Panel

Closing date: Friday 14 February 2020


Kate shares what has surprised her about working in regulation and her view on the biggest challenges facing nurses and midwives at work. 

New Council Member

This month we're pleased to introduce our newest Nursing & Midwifery Council member, Veronica Croome. Get to know her through our interview:


Trigger warning: This article discusses mental health and suicide, which some readers may find distressing.


A new study by Cowin et al in the International Nursing Review explored Australian nurses’ and midwives’ familiarity with the newly revised

By Annmaree Nicholls, Professional Officer

Let’s look at your declaration around impairment. What does that even mean? A chronic health condition? Drinking wine the night before working a shift? Read on to learn if you should declare an impairment and what happens if you do.

by Emma Child, Professional Officer

Are you under any workplace restrictions from your employer such as specific work hours, restricted duties or supervision of your practice? If you are, you may need to tick 'yes' in your declaration.