Our role

We are the nursing and midwifery regulator for England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Islands.

  • We exist to protect the health and wellbeing of the public.
  • We set standards of education, training, conduct and performance so that nurses and midwives can deliver high quality healthcare consistently throughout their careers.
  • We ensure that nurses and midwives keep their skills and knowledge up to date and uphold our professional standards.
  • We have clear and transparent processes to investigate nurses and midwives who fall short of our standards.
Created date :
24/02/2010
Modified date :
31/08/2011