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About the Council Directed Health Assessments List HPCA is seeking applications from registered health professionals to become a health assessor on the Council Directed Health Assessment List (the List). The List includes suppliers that may be engaged to assess the...

Enrolled Nurses - Take the next step in your career by becoming a professional member

Why should I become a Professional Member? Expanded career pathway Take on a leadership role Take control of your practice Understand the importance of regulation in safe practice Gain a sense of contributing to the profession Better support peers and registrants Bring...

Meet the Council’s new members - Ms Lyn Francis, Ms Vasiliki Betihavas, Ms Jayne Meyer Tucker

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of NSW welcomed three new members in July 2020: Ms Lyn Francis - registered nurse and registered midwife Ms Vasiliki Betihavas – registered nurse Ms Jayne Meyer Tucker – community member. In this Q&A, the new members share a bit...

A message from our President on trauma-informed care

We are all becoming increasingly aware of trauma – experienced by communities, people receiving our nursing and midwifery care, and by ourselves in our professional work and our everyday lives. Trauma affects our health and wellbeing. It can be life long and go on to...

Meet Council Member Kerryn Boland

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 unique perspective community members bring to the Council and what she has learnt about the nursing and midwifery...

New video available - Performance assessment overview

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of NSW has published a video that provides an overview of the performance assessment process. A performance assessment is a confidential process that provides an independent assessment of a practitioner’s professional performance. The...

New guidelines for mandatory notifications now in effect

Changes to the requirement for nurses and midwives to make mandatory notifications came into effect on 1 March 2020. As registered health practitioners, nurses and midwives are mandatory notifiers and must make a notification in specified circumstances. Mandatory...

The Nightingale Challenge: Empowering the next generation

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.

Meet 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.

Meet Veronica Croome

This month we're pleased to introduce our newest Nursing & Midwifery Council member, Veronica Croome. Get to know her through our interview: How did you become interested in being a Council member? Following my retirement in late 2017 I always intended to remain...

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