The NMC is the nursing and midwifery regulator for England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Islands.
- The NMC exists to protect the health and wellbeing of the public.
- The NMC sets standards of education, training, conduct and performance so that nurses and midwives can deliver high quality healthcare consistently throughout their careers.
- The NMC ensures that nurses and midwives keep their skills and knowledge up to date and uphold professional standards.
- The NMC has clear and transparent processes to investigate nurses and midwives who fall short of our standards.