Nursing and Midwifery Council

Nursing and Midwifery Council guidance:

Nursing and Midwifery Council The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is the regulatory body for all nurses and midwives practising in the UK. All nurses and midwives...

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Fitness to practise hearings Fitness to Practise Hearings should be conducted in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001 (NMO 2001) and the Nursing and...

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The impairment stage Following the conclusion of the factual stage of the Fitness to Practise (FTP) Hearing process, the committee panel may move on to the impairment...

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Interim Orders Interim Orders may be made if they are necessary to protect the public or in the public interest or in the registrant's interest prior to the substantive...

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When considering interim orders, the panel should have in mind each of the three options available to them namely, no order, conditions of practice, or suspension—see...

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Role of the Investigating Committee The role of the Investigating Committee (IC) panel is to consider: • a fitness to practise (FTP) allegation, or • an allegation that...

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Review hearings A review hearing will be held to review a conditions of practice order or suspension order before the end of a specified time period or on an application...

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What are NMC sanctions? Where a Practice Committee has concluded that a registrant's fitness to practise is impaired, the committee panel will proceed to consider what,...

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Fitness to Practise Committee By virtue of the Nursing and Midwifery (Amendment) Order 2017, SI 2017/321, from 28 July 2017 a single committee, known as the Fitness to...

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The panel is invited to consider the indicative sanctions guidance in every case. As each case will be fact specific, the panel has the discretion to depart from the...

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