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The NMC is striving to be responsive to nurses’ ever-changing needs

The Nursing and Midwifery Council is committed to being a dynamic organisation that values innovation, invests in technology, and works to engage and influence the next generation of nurses and midwives.

The Nursing and Midwifery Council is committed to being a dynamic organisation that values innovation, invests in technology, and works to engage and influence the next generation of nurses and midwives.

Technology is increasingly central to health and social care services, and one of our recent initiatives – NMC Online – is proving particularly successful. Introduced in June 2014, the service enables each of the 685,000 nurses and midwives on our register to manage every aspect of their registration digitally, including the new revalidation process.

This makes the procedures for staying on the register and updating personal details faster and easier, leaving nurses and midwives with more time to focus on delivering a high standard of patient care.

NMC Online allows us to send out emails with updates and important information, rather than printed letters, which saves time and money.

We have launched a dedicated website for revalidation (revalidation.nmc.org.uk), which breaks down each stage of the process and provides support in the form of films, case studies and supplementary information.

Our responsibility as a regulator is to protect the public. To do this effectively, we must be responsive to the constantly evolving environment in which nurses and midwives work.

By updating our processes so they reflect the digital world we live in, we are shaping regulation to be fit for the future.

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