NMC revisit fitness to practise decisions

NMC revisit fitness to practise decisions

FollowFollowFollowFollow Are healthcare regulators softening their fitness to practise stance to support the fight against Covid-19?  The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has allowed suspended nurses to return to practice to support the fight against the...
Nursing & Midwifery Council five-year strategy

Nursing & Midwifery Council five-year strategy

FollowFollowFollowFollow The Nursing & Midwifery Council’s (NMC) next five-year strategy has been approved.  A fitness to practise view on the strategy. NMC Strategy The strategy is based on three key roles that underpin the NMC’s purpose:  Regulate: We promote...
Nursing & Midwifery Council five-year strategy

Data Protection and Fitness to Practise – A Case Study

FollowFollowFollowFollow Lead counsel and NMC Defence Barrister, Stephen McCaffrey looks at a recent NMC case and provides legal comment.  A nurse who took notes containing identifiable information pertaining to a patient and took these off the trust’s premises faced...