Nursing and Midwifery Council

Established in 2002, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is a statutory Regulatory Body set up by Parliament through The Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001.

Description

The Nursing and Midwifery Council is a Regulatory Body.

Established in 2002, the Nursing and Midwifery Council  (NMC) is a statutory Regulatory Body set up by Parliament through The Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001. The work of the Nursing and Midwifery Council  is governed by this and other associated legislation.

The Nursing and Midwifery Council is the UK regulator for two professions, nursing and midwifery. The primary purpose of the Nursing and Midwifery Council is protection of the public. It does this through maintaining a register of all NURSES, MIDWIVES and Specialist Community Public Health Nurses eligible to practise within the UK and by setting standards for their education, training and conduct.

The Nursing and Midwifery Council also:

  • quality assures nursing and midwifery education;

  • consider allegations of misconduct, lack of competence or unfitness to practise due to ill health;

  • set standards and provide guidance for local supervising authorities for MIDWIVES.

For further information on the Nursing and Midwifery Council, see the Nursing and Midwifery Council website.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Short name NMC

Where Used

Type Link How used
NHS Business Definition Adult Nursing references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Data Element CONSULTANT CODE references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Attribute CONSULTANT CODE references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Supporting Information Children's Nursing references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Supporting Information Learning Disabilities Nursing references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Class MIDWIFE references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Supporting Information Mental Health Nursing references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Class NURSE references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
NHS Business Definition Nurse (Level One) references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
NHS Business Definition Nurse (Level Two) references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
NHS Business Definition Nursing and Midwifery Council references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Data Element PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION BODY CODE references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Attribute PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION BODY CODE references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Data Element PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION ENTRY IDENTIFIER (MAIN OPERATING CARE PROFESSIONAL) references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Data Element PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION ENTRY IDENTIFIER (RESPONSIBLE ANAESTHETIST) references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Data Element PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION ISSUER CODE references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Data Element PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION ISSUER CODE (CANCER FIRST SEEN) references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Data Element PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION ISSUER CODE (MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM LEAD) references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Data Element PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION ISSUER CODE (PATHOLOGY REPORT AUTHORISED BY) references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Data Element PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION ISSUER CODE (PATHOLOGY TEST REQUESTED BY) references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Data Element PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION ISSUER CODE (RESPONSIBLE SURGEON) references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Data Element PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION ISSUER CODE (TREATMENT) references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Attribute PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION TYPE references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Data Element PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION TYPE references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
Data Element PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION TYPE (POSITION) references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
NHS Business Definition Regulatory Body references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council
NHS Business Definition Specialist Community Public Health Nurse references in description Nursing and Midwifery Council