Enabling professionalism in nursing and midwifery practice

Nursing and Midwifery Council, May 2017

This guide is aimed at all nurses and midwives and sets out what professionalism can look like in everyday practice. It demonstrates how applying the values of the code of conduct should be at the centre of all nursing and midwifery practice. For employers, it identifies key principles that will help them to provide practice environments that support and encourage professionalism among nurses and midwives.

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Overseas nurses and midwives ‘face shorter assessments’

BBC News, 27 August 2014

Nurses and midwives who complete their training in hospitals outside Europe will now face shorter tests to check they are fit to work in the UK.

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) says its plans include a computer-based exam and tests in simulated clinical scenarios.

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