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News

Read the latest news relating to the regulation of the nursing and midwifery professions in Australia.

08 Feb 2016

'Fake nurse' ordered to carry out community service

A Victorian woman has pleaded guilty to falsely claiming to hold registration as a nurse.
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01 Feb 2016

Revised registration standards and standards for practice published today

Revised registration standards and standards for practice have been published today by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA), which regulates Australia’s 370,303 enrolled nurses, registered nurses and midwives.
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01 Feb 2016

Revised registration standard and safety and quality guidelines for midwives published today

A revised Registration standard: Endorsement for scheduled medicines for midwives and the Safety and quality guidelines for privately practising midwives (SQG) have been published today.
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29 Jan 2016

Tribunal reprimands nurse and imposed conditions on her registration

A tribunal has reprimanded a nurse and imposed conditions on her registration.
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19 Jan 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its December communiqué.
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05 Jan 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications from community members to the New South Wales Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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01 Jan 2016

Apologies, we made an error

We mistakenly sent emails to some currently registered nurses and/or midwives. We are sorry for any inconvenience or confusion this caused.
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News Archives

2015

22 Dec 2015

Health practitioner regulation: Learn how you’re protected

A new video and an accompanying infographic explaining the Australia-wide scheme that is in place to protect members of the public were launched today by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
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17 Dec 2015

Newsletter from the National Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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17 Dec 2015

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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16 Dec 2015

Request for tender

Seeking qualified and experienced parties to develop the midwife standards for practice.
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16 Dec 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications from community members to the New South Wales Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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16 Dec 2015

Public consultation papers released

The Nursing and Midwifery Board is undertaking public consultation on the Registration standard for scheduled medicine endorsement.
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15 Dec 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its November communiqué.
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14 Dec 2015

A conversation with new board member Ms Jennifer Wood

Ms Jennifer Wood is a new practitioner board member from Western Australia. Jennifer was appointed on 31 August 2015, for a period of three years.
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10 Dec 2015

Tribunal reprimands nurse for theft and forged prescription

A tribunal has reprimanded a nurse and found she engaged in professional misconduct for stealing a blank prescription and forging a prescription for a drug of dependence.
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09 Dec 2015

Tender opens for National health support service for nurses and midwives

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) on behalf of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) is looking for a provider to deliver a National health support service for nurses and midwives with a health impairment or at risk of a health impairment in Australia.
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07 Dec 2015

Request for tender and vendor briefing

Seeking qualified and experienced parties to establish, deliver and manage a National health support service for nurses and midwives.
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03 Dec 2015

Are you a graduate applying for registration?

Read this important information that explains what you need to know.
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27 Nov 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its October communiqué.
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27 Nov 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications – Queensland Board and Victorian Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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25 Nov 2015

QCAT disqualifies former nurse from registration for 10 years

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has found a former registered nurse engaged in professional misconduct and banned her from applying for registration for 10 years.
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24 Nov 2015

NMBA and AHPRA publish health profession agreement

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) have published the health profession agreement (HPA) for 2015/16.
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18 Nov 2015

National drug screening protocol

There are health practitioners with a history of substance misuse who have restrictions placed on their registration. These restrictions are generally designed to keep the public safe while the practitioner remains in practice.
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16 Nov 2015

Final-year students urged to apply for registration online now

Final-year students who will soon complete an approved program of study can go online now to apply for registration before they graduate.
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11 Nov 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications – Appointment to the Queensland Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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05 Nov 2015

2014/15 National Scheme annual report launched

The 2014/15 annual report: AHPRA and National Boards has been published.
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02 Nov 2015

New fact sheet on concurrent registration released

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has published a new fact sheet on concurrent registration.
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30 Oct 2015

Revised registration standards approved

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s (the NMBA) revised registration standards for registered nurses, midwives and enrolled nurses were approved by the Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council on 27 August 2015.
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30 Oct 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the list of approved persons for appointment to panels for the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and the Victorian Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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21 Oct 2015

AHPRA calls for more reporting to improve public safety

AHPRA today called on Victorian health practitioners and services to report their concerns about poor quality care, so regulators can act when needed to keep the public safe.
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21 Oct 2015

NMBA has released new standards for practice for enrolled nurses

Today, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has released the new enrolled nurse standards for practice.
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16 Oct 2015

AHPRA widens investigation into practitioners at Victorian health service

Australia’s health regulators yesterday launched investigations into other doctors and midwives at the Djerriwarrh Health Service in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, after receiving an expert report raising concerns about obstetric and midwifery care at the service.
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16 Oct 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications – Appointment to the Queensland Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
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14 Oct 2015

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the list of approved persons for appointment to panels for the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and the Victorian Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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09 Oct 2015

Nursing and Midwifery Board and AHPRA take action against ‘fake’ nurse

On behalf of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA), the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is prosecuting a woman who allegedly pretended to be an enrolled nurse and allegedly provided nursing care to patients in an aged care facility in Werribee, Victoria.
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07 Oct 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its September communiqué.
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29 Sep 2015

Newsletter from the National Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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25 Sep 2015

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia to fund a national service to support nurses and midwives with a health impairment

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) will fund a nationally consistent health support service for all registered nurses and midwives, and students enrolled in approved nursing and midwifery courses.
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18 Sep 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its August communiqué.
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04 Sep 2015

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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03 Sep 2015

Revised Re-entry to practice policy

The revised Re-entry to practice policy took effect on 1 September 2015.
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02 Sep 2015

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia maintains fee reduction for 2015/16

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (the NMBA) has announced that in 2015/16 it will maintain its reduced national registration fee for nurses and midwives1.
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11 Aug 2015

We have improved our website

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) website has undergone a number of changes to improve navigation and make it easier for visitors to find information and documents.
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07 Aug 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its July communiqué.
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06 Aug 2015

Call for applications

Applications are now sought from registered midwives from the Australian Capital Territory to fill vacancies on the Australian Capital Territory Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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31 Jul 2015

NMBA revises Re-entry to practice policy to include provisional registration

Today, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has published a revised policy for re-entry to practice.
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29 Jul 2015

AHPRA and the NMBA take action to protect patients

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), on behalf of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA), is taking legal action against a man they allege has pretended to be a registered nurse.
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21 Jul 2015

Practitioner disqualified following criminal conviction

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has reprimanded Mr Phillip Dibbs and disqualified him from applying for registration as a nurse or midwife for 10 years.
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14 Jul 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its June communiqué.
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01 Jul 2015

Revised English language and criminal history standards take effect today

Revised English language and criminal history standards take effect from today.
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18 Jun 2015

Newsletter from the National Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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17 Jun 2015

PII exemption extended to 31 December 2016 for midwives in private practice

The Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council (Ministerial Council) has extended a transitional provision under section 284 of the National Law to 31 December 2016 for midwives in private practice providing intrapartum care for women who choose to homebirth.
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15 Jun 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its May communiqué.
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04 Jun 2015

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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29 May 2015

Tips for easy online renewal for nurses and midwives

Read these quick tips to renew your registration online and on time.
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21 May 2015

Revised criminal history registration standard will take effect from 1 July

A revised criminal history registration standard will come in to effect for all registrants from 1 July 2015.
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21 May 2015

Revised English language skills registration standard takes effect from 1 July

A revised English language skills registration standard takes effect from 1 July 2015 for all nurses and midwives.
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20 May 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its March communiqué.
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14 May 2015

Nurses and midwives reminded to renew by 31 May

Nurses and midwives should renew their registration soon to avoid paying a late fee.
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12 May 2015

NMBA recognises special day for nurses

On behalf of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA or National Board), I commend Australia’s 328,121 enrolled nurses, registered nurses and nurse practitioners for their invaluable contribution to the health and well being of the Australian community.
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11 May 2015

Public consultation on review of the Registered nurse standards for practice

This consultation closes on Friday, 3 July 2015 at 11:55pm Australian Eastern Standard Time. The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA or National Board) is releasing for public consultation papers on the review of the Registered nurse standards for practice.
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08 May 2015

Call for applications - Australian Capital Territory Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Applications are now sought from health practitioners and community members from the Australian Capital Territory to fill vacancies on the Australian Capital Territory Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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05 May 2015

NMBA recognises special day for midwives

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia recognises the International Day of the Midwife.
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04 May 2015

Call for views on how we approach regulation

National Boards and AHPRA are seeking feedback through an online survey on the regulatory principles that were launched in July last year.
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29 Apr 2015

Updated section for internationally qualified nurses and midwives

Today we launched new pages with updated content on the internationally qualified nurses and midwives sections on the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) website.
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29 Apr 2015

Tribunal finds nurse guilty of professional misconduct

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has found Mr Timothy Buckby guilty of professional misconduct for engaging in a sexual relationship with a patient and breaching obligations of confidentiality.
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23 Apr 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its March communiqué.
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20 Apr 2015

Tribunal confirms National Board decision to refuse registration

The Northern Territory Health Professional Review Tribunal has confirmed a decision by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia to refuse Mr Linse Thomas’ application for registration as an internationally qualified nurse.
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20 Apr 2015

Tribunal imposes conditions on registration of NT nurse

The Northern Territory Health Professional Review Tribunal has determined an appeal against a decision of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia to impose conditions on the registration of nurse, Peter Savage. The tribunal substituted a new decision to replace the Board’s decision.
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17 Apr 2015

Survey and workshops now closed - Have your say with NMBA: Stakeholder engagement initiative

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has undertaken a project to review its current engagement with key stakeholders, including nurses, midwives and consumers in general.
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27 Mar 2015

Updated documents for national policies, guidelines, factsheets and position statements

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has conducted a review and analysis of its suite of documents to ensure consistency across national policies, guidelines, factsheets and position statements.
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26 Mar 2015

Newsletter from the National Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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23 Mar 2015

Online renewal for nurses and midwives is now open

Online renewal is now open for nurses and midwives registered to practise in Australia.
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20 Mar 2015

Security alert - keep your web browser updated

We are making changes to our websites to make sure that your information is kept safe.
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20 Mar 2015

Tribunal reprimands and suspends nurse, and imposes conditions on registration

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has reprimanded Ms Anne McAleer for professional misconduct, cancelled her registration as a registered nurse and disqualified her from reapplying for registration for six months.
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17 Mar 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its February communiqué.
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13 Mar 2015

Tribunal reprimands and fines practitioner for professional misconduct

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia has reprimanded Mr Muir McPherson for professional misconduct, fined him and imposed conditions on his registration.
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13 Mar 2015

Tribunal reprimands and suspends nurse, and imposes conditions on registration

The State Administrative Tribunal of WA has reprimanded Mr Michael Cummins, suspended his registration as an enrolled nurse for 16 months and imposed conditions on his registration once he does return to practice.
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06 Mar 2015

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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18 Feb 2015

Adelaide office closed for relocation

The Adelaide office will be closed for relocation from Thursday 19 February 2015 and will re-open on Monday 23 February 2015 at 12.00pm.
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18 Feb 2015

The context of practice for registered nurses and midwives and other documents

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has conducted a review and analysis of its suite of documents to ensure consistency across the national policies, guidelines, standards, codes and position statements.
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18 Feb 2015

Specialist recognition and the nursing profession

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) have published a new position statement for Specialist recognition and the nursing profession.
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16 Feb 2015

AHPRA strengthens national drug screening

AHPRA and National Boards to introduce hair testing for all practitioners with substance related impairment.
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13 Feb 2015

Tribunal reprimands practitioner for professional misconduct

Sanjai Gupta - conditions imposed on registration as a nurse.
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09 Feb 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its January communiqué.
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05 Feb 2015

Focus groups for issues affecting health impaired nurses and midwives

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) focus groups for issues affecting health impaired nurses and midwives are now full.
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04 Feb 2015

New approach to international criminal history checks launches today

A new procedure for checking international criminal history that provides greater public protection takes effect today.
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29 Jan 2015

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia surveys

In 2015, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) continues its mission to work in partnership with the nursing and midwifery professions and associations, the education sector and the wider community.
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21 Jan 2015

Call for applications

Applications are now sought for a community member from the Northern Territory to filll the following board member vacancy.
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08 Jan 2015

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its December communiqué.
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2014

24 Dec 2014

Statement by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Mr Harpeet Singh – registration cancelled and disqualified from applying for registration as a nurse.
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17 Dec 2014

Newsletter from the National Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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10 Dec 2014

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its November communiqué.
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10 Dec 2014

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its October communiqué.
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08 Dec 2014

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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05 Dec 2014

Call for applications

Applications are now sought for health practitioners and community members from various states and territories to fill board member vacancies.
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01 Dec 2014

Tribunal reprimands, disqualifies nurse and cancels registration

The South Australian Health Practitioners Tribunal has reprimanded Ms Jayne Morley, cancelling her registration as a nurse and disqualifying her from applying for registration until 1 January 2018.
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21 Nov 2014

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia releases a report of its work

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published a report of its work in regulating nursing and midwifery in the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme during 2013/14.
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18 Nov 2014

We want your views! Request for feedback on the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia branding and identity

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) is sponsoring a comprehensive review of the recognition of the NMBA brand and identity as an independent yet interrelated entity with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
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13 Nov 2014

New approach to International criminal history checks

From early 2015, National Boards and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) will implement a new procedure for checking international criminal history.
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07 Nov 2014

2013/14 National Scheme Annual Report published

AHPRA and the National Boards have released their 2013/14 Annual Report on the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme.
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03 Nov 2014

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its September communiqué.
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30 Oct 2014

We want your views! Focus groups being held to review the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia branding and identity

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has sponsored a comprehensive review of the recognition of the NMBA brand and identity as an independent yet interrelated entity with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
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24 Oct 2014

Public consultation

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (National Board) is releasing for public consultation papers on the review of the Endorsement as a nurse practitioner registration standard and associated Guidelines.
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24 Oct 2014

Public consultation

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (National Board) is releasing for public consultation papers on the review of the Registration standard endorsement for scheduled medicines for eligible midwives.
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23 Oct 2014

Request for tender - Stakeholder engagement initiative

Seeking qualified and experienced parties to review the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s approach to communicating with stakeholders.
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21 Oct 2014

Statement by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Mr David Lance Lahey – reprimanded and disqualified from applying for registration as a nurse.
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17 Oct 2014

Call for applications

Applications are now sought for appointments to upcoming vacancies for chairs (from practitioner members), practitioner members and community members.
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13 Oct 2014

Final-year students urged to apply for registration online now

Final-year students who will soon complete an approved program of study can go online now to apply for registration before they graduate.
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29 Sep 2014

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its August communique.
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22 Sep 2014

Queensland woman pleads guilty to pretending to be a nurse

A Queensland woman has pleaded guilty in the Brisbane Magistrates Court of pretending to be a registered nurse and using health practitioner titles protected under the National Law.
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16 Sep 2014

National Board and AHPRA publish health profession agreement

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (the National Board) and AHPRA today published the Health Profession Agreement that outlines the partnership between the National Board and AHPRA, and the services AHPRA will provide to the National Board in 2014/2015.
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04 Sep 2014

Media statement

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and AHPRA have announced a response for some nurses and midwives caught by changes to registration requirements in February 2014.
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03 Sep 2014

National Board acknowledges International Nurse Regulators Collaborative position statement on social media

The National Board is a member organisation of the International Nurse Regulators Collaborative (INRC) and has published the INRC position statement on social media use.
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28 Aug 2014

Revised FAQ for internationally qualified nurses and midwives

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia publishes revised FAQ for internationally qualified nurses and midwives.
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27 Aug 2014

Media release

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has announced the registration fee for nurses and midwives for 2014/15.
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25 Aug 2014

AHPRA and the Nursing and Midwifery Board to run Twitter chat

AHPRA and the Nursing and Midwifery Board are running a Twitter chat to discuss registration requirements for internationally qualified nurses & midwives (IQNMs).
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15 Aug 2014

Media release

AHPRA and the Nursing and Midwifery Board are committed to finding a solution to help internationally qualified nurses and midwives caught by changes to registration requirements.
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14 Aug 2014

We have new homepages!

Today we have launched new homepage designs across all our websites.
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13 Aug 2014

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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12 Aug 2014

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its July communique.
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11 Aug 2014

Certificate of Registration Status (CoRS) now available online

Registered health practitioners using the AHPRA portal can now request a Certificate of Registration Status (CoRS) online.
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07 Aug 2014

Have your say: Public consultation on draft enrolled nurse standards for practice

The National Board is inviting feedback on draft standards for practice for enrolled nurses.
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07 Aug 2014

Questions and answers - request for tender: assessing internationally qualified nurses and midwives

National Board publishes questions and answers on request for tender.
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24 Jul 2014

Media release

The National Boards are calling for feedback on guidelines on the regulatory management of health practitioners with blood borne infectious diseases.
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23 Jul 2014

Newsletter from Nursing and Midwifery Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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18 Jul 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Northern Territory Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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14 Jul 2014

Media release

On 1 July 2014 all Boards and AHPRA launched refreshed regulatory principles for regulating in the public interest. It also marked our 4th birthday and new arrangements in Qld.
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10 Jul 2014

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its June communique.
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09 Jul 2014

Request for tender: Requirements for assessing internationally qualified nurses and midwives

National Board seeks qualified and experienced parties to explore requirements for assessing internationally qualified nurses and midwives.
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01 Jul 2014

IQNM - new information on the assessment process

Are you an internationally qualified nurse or midwife? Find out how we assess applications under the new model.
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23 Jun 2014

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its May communique.
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10 Jun 2014

Seeking qualified and experienced parties to review the National Board’s brand identity

National Board seeks suitably qualified and experienced parties to carry out a comprehensive review of its brand identity.
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06 Jun 2014

Seeking your input: Supervision models for privately practising midwives

National Board invites participants to focus groups to explore potential models of supervision for privately practising midwives.
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03 Jun 2014

Seeking qualified and experienced parties to review the Midwife standards for practice

National Board extends closing date for request for tender to review the Midwife standards for practice.
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02 Jun 2014

IQNM fact sheet for enrolled nurses

The National Board has published a new fact sheet on criterion 8 for enrolled nurses.
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20 May 2014

Media release

Updated Advertising guidelines published today by National Boards.
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19 May 2014

Public consultation on a review of National Board registration standards and guidelines

The National Board is seeking feedback on a review of registration standards and guidelines. Consultation is open until 14 July 2014.
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15 May 2014

Seeking your input: Supervision models for privately practising midwives

National Board invites participants to focus groups to explore potential models of supervision for privately practising midwives.
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15 May 2014

Media release

The National Board is reminding nurses and midwives that there are just over two weeks left for timely registratin renewals.
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13 May 2014

IQNM fact sheet for registered nurses and midwives

The National Board has updated the fact sheet on criterion 8 for registered nurses to include midwives.
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13 May 2014

Seeking qualified and experienced parties to review the Midwife standards for practice

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published a request for tender to review the Midwife standards for practice.
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12 May 2014

Media statement

National Board recognises International Nurses Day.
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08 May 2014

New National Board Chair and health practitioner member appointed

The Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council appoints a new National Board Chair and health practitioner member.
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07 May 2014

AHPRA welcomes appointments to National Board

AHPRA congratulates Dr Lynette Cusack, RN, on her appointment as Chair of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and Adjunct A/Prof Veronica Casey on her appointment as the new health practitioner member for Queensland.
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07 May 2014

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its April communique.
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05 May 2014

Media statement

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia recognises the International Day of the Midwife.
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02 May 2014

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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30 Apr 2014

Draft revised Safety and quality framework for midwives

The National Board is publicly consulting on a draft revised Safety and quality framework for midwives.
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16 Apr 2014

National Board approves project on registered nurse standards for practice

The National Board is funding a project to review the Registered nurse standards for practice (incorporating a review of the current national competency standards for the registered nurse).
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16 Apr 2014

Strong start to renewal campaign

Good response from nurses and midwives to renewals campaign.
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14 Apr 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for health practitioners to join the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia's list of approved persons for appointment to panels.
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10 Apr 2014

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its March communique.
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03 Apr 2014

Joint communiqué with ANMAC

The National Board has published its first joint communique with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC).
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02 Apr 2014

Call for applications

Call for experienced registered midwives from South Australia for appointment to the South Australian Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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20 Mar 2014

New IQNM FAQ and Fact sheet

The National Board has published a new FAQ and fact sheet for internationally qualified nurses and midwives.
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19 Mar 2014

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its February communique.
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17 Mar 2014

Online renewal for nurses and midwives now open

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (National Board) has launched its 2014 online renewal of registration campaign.
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17 Mar 2014

Revised guidelines, code and policy effective today

Revised guidelines and a new social media policy come into effect for all nurses and midwives today.
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13 Mar 2014

Unplanned office closure alert

The AHPRA Northern Territory office has reopened
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12 Mar 2014

Newsletter from Nursing and Midwifery Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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27 Feb 2014

National Board urges registrants to update their contact details to receive registration renewal reminders.

National Board urges registrants to update their contact details to receive registration renewal reminders.
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27 Feb 2014

Call for community members for appointment to the Northern Territory Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Call for community members from the Northern Territory for appointment to the Northern Territory Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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27 Feb 2014

Call for practitioner members from Tasmania for appointment to the Tasmanian Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Call for practitioner members from Tasmania for appointment to the Tasmanian Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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19 Feb 2014

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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14 Feb 2014

Have your say: Focus groups on Registration standard for eligible midwives

Eligible midwives, and midwives interested in achieving notation and endorsement, are invited to attend focus groups on Registration standard for eligible midwives.
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14 Feb 2014

Media release

The National Board has published revised guidelines and a new social media policy which are shared across all Boards and come into effect from mid-March.
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12 Feb 2014

Media release

The National Board has introduced a new model for assessing the qualifications of international nurses and midwives.
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15 Jan 2014

Request for tender - Review of midwife standards for practice

Seeking qualified and experienced parties to review the Midwife standards for practice.
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15 Jan 2014

Request for tender - National health impairment program

Seeking qualified and experienced parties to explore health impairment referral, treatment and rehabilitation services for regulated health professionals.
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13 Jan 2014

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its December communique.
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