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Has your right to practise been restricted?

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.

Planning your CPD

How many of us take the time to reflect on the CPD we’ve completed and plan for the upcoming year? Take time now to plan your CPD for the 2019/20 registration year with some helpful CPD guidelines from the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia.

An interview with Jacqui Cross, NSW Chief Nursing & Midwifery Officer

This month we caught up with NSW Chief Nursing & Midwifery Officer Jacqui Cross, who shares her reflections on why she became a nurse, what inspires her and how we can each strengthen professional standards in our own practice. What drew you to the nursing...

NMC Topics of Interest: October - December 2018

Podcast: Your mental health matters Looking after your mental health is a major component of self care. To learn about important elements for maintaining mental health, listen to the podcast “ Your Mental Health Matters ” by Nurse & Midwife Support, featuring...

NMC News and Events: October - December 2018

Photo: Kathleen Stacey (left), Managing Director of Beyond, and Janine Mohamed (right), CEO of CATSINaM, presented to Nursing & Midwifery Council members and staff about culturally safe health care. Culturally Safe Health Care In October our Council members and...

New Drug and Alcohol Policy effective from 1 August

We have reviewed our drug and alcohol screening policies to ensure the way we screen is in line with best practice and nationally consistent across Australia. The new drug and alcohol screening policies come into effect on 1 August 2018 . Further information for...

Coming soon! New policy and procedure release

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (the NMC) will be releasing two new policies in the coming months; 'Supervison Compliance' and 'Drug and Alcohol Screening'. Both policies and procedures have undergone appropriate consultation and review, and the NMC will be writing...

Report released: Review of the Regulation of Cosmetic Procedures 2018

The Ministry of Health has conducted a review, releasing a report around the current regulation of cosmetic procedures. The report makes a series of recommendations to ensure the safety of patients and clients and to improve the regulatory evironment. At present there...

Answers page - Test your knowledge: New codes of conduct

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia released the new Code of conduct for nurses and Code of conduct for midwives on 1 March 2018. With annual registration for nurses and midwifes due by 31 March, the Nursing and Midwifery Council thought this would be a good...

New Codes of conduct released 1 March - Test your knowledge

On March 1 the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia released the new Code of conduct for nurses and the new Code of conduct for midwives . Both codes set out the legal requirements, professional behaviour and conduct expectations for all midwives and nurses, in all...

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