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NMC and Far West LHD run workshops

NMC have continued with their program of events and recently visited the Far West Local Health District. A busy schedule of workshops, forums and open discussion sessions were held over a three day period. The sessions were well attended by nurses and midwives from the...

Managing Professional Boundaries: Professional v's Personal Relationships

The Nursing and Midwifery Council have recently commenced running a program of events about their role and responsibilities across NSW. Interactive workshops and forums have been exploring patient safety and the shared responsibility of nurses, midwives and regulators...

Administering Vaccinations: What do you need to know?

Immunisation is a targeted public health initiative to protect the individual and community. The Council currently is managing a number of cases involving the inaccurate administration of immunisations, so we wanted to shed some light on your responsibilities and where...

Are you completing appropriate Continuing Professional Development (CPD)?

A complaint was made to the Council about an experienced Registered Nurse and Midwife who had recently transferred her scope of practice from an acute setting to a community based setting. As part of her role, the practitioner was required to administer vaccines and...

Codeine to be script-only

Pain is a significant health burden for many Australians, with up to one in five Australians living with chronic pain. A large proportion of the population rely on over the counter combination medicines containing codeine to manage this pain. However, from 1 February...

New codes of conduct

Deputy President, Bethne Hart and A/Executive Officer, Kim Bryant recently attended the launch of the new codes of conduct for the nursing and midwifery professions. Both new codes of conduct come into effect on 1 March 2018. Advance copies of the codes and an...
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Nurse & Midwife Support

Your health matters. Nurse & Midwife Support is a 24/7 national support service for nurses & midwives providing access to confidential advice and referral. Debra Thoms, Commonwealth Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer officially opened the service aunched on...

Roy Morgan image of professions survey 2017: Nurses are the most highly regarded

Roy Morgan publishes annual research about the most trusted professions in Australia. Nurses have topped the list since they were included in 1994. Read more.

Your views – results

We engaged an independent research and policy agency, ACIL Allen Consultancy, to conduct research of external stakeholders of their perceptions of our purpose, role and functions within the regulatory system in New South Wales. This qualitative and quantitative...

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