Professional standards: successful implementation requires leadership at all levels
New Nursing and Midwifery Council standards aimed at improving care through high-quality, safe education and training
- The Nursing and Midwifery Council's new standards came into force in January 2019.
- Nursing students and staff need to be aware of these major changes.
- Read this article to find out the changes, and follow the links for more details.
In January this year the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s new standards came into force.
It followed almost three years of work by the NMC on our education programme, launched in March 2016, designed to ensure that nurses and midwives are trained to meet the challenges of providing safe and effective care in an ever-changing population demographic and an increasing number of diverse settings.
What is needed now...
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