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
An image of Master of Ceremonies Adam Spencer addressing the crowd at the HPCA All Councils Conference.
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Kerryn Boland portrait
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...
We acknowledge the people of the many traditional countries and language groups of New South Wales. We acknowledge the wisdom of Elders past and present, and pay respect to all Aboriginal communities of today.