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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.

Apply to serve on Council panels - due 14 Feb 2020

Call for Expression of Interest: Health Professional Councils Authority Shared Lay Members Panel Closing date: Friday 14 February 2020 About the role: Expressions of interest are being sought from suitably qualified and experienced nominees for appointment by the...

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...

How NSW nurses and midwives regard the Code of Conduct

A new study by Cowin et al in the International Nursing Review explored Australian nurses’ and midwives’ familiarity with the newly revised Codes of Conduct (2018) for nurses and for midwives and what it means to them. A total of 136 nurses and midwives from an acute...

Do you have an impairment?

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.

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