In order to maintain registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) nurses, midwives and SCPHNs now need to complete the NMC Revalidation Process.
Revalidation is the new process that all nurses and midwives in the UK need to follow to maintain their registration with the NMC. The revalidation process is explained in full on the NMC website.
Every three years in order to re-register/revalidate as live on the register for the next three years, those on the register have to demonstrate the following:
If you have not completed the above but would like to return to your profession you will need to complete the Return to Practice programme.
It does not matter how long you have been out of the profession, the return to practice programme will provide you with the skills and knowledge to return to practice confidently.
For advice on your personal position please contact the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
If funding is sought, the returner must obtain agreement from NWSSP Workforce, Education and Development Services (WEDS) before commencing their updating activities. This can be either via the individual returner wishing to return or via the Health Board/Trust Manager. To obtain permission please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
If you are accepted on to a return to practice course you can expect:
For further information about the universities that offer the programme in Wales, entry requirements and how to apply click on the following links:
SCPHN & Nursing:
Application for assistance with childcare costs, for returners who have secured NHS Wales funding, should be made directly by emailing the student awards service email@example.com.
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