Revalidation articles

New code is a victory for consensus in the profession, says regulator

The NMC will publish revised practice standards in the new year after an initial draft was thought long-winded and patronising. Kat Keogh looks at the final cut

The NMC will publish revised practice standards in the new year after an initial draft was thought long-winded and patronising. Kat Keogh looks at the final cut.

Abstract

The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s code of conduct is at the heart of every nurse’s practice, setting out standards of conduct, performance and ethics for the profession.  The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s code of conduct is at the heart of every nurse’s practice, setting out standards of conduct, performance and ethics for the profession.  Failure to abide by the code could result in a fitness to practise hearing – and in the most serious cases, the end of your nursing career.

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First published in print in Nursing Standard: volume 29, issue 15

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