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

16 Jan 2017

Local insights, National Scheme: State and territory summaries published

Individual annual report summaries for each state and territory, offering insights into how the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme is operating across Australia, have now been published.
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12 Jan 2017

Communique from the NMBA

The National Board has published its October communique.
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News Archives

2016

30 Dec 2016

Revised midwifery specific registration standard and guidelines take effect on 1 January 2017

The revised Registration standard: Endorsement for scheduled medicines for midwives and Safety and quality guidelines for privately practising midwives (SQG) take effect from 1 January 2017.
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28 Dec 2016

Tribunal cancels nurse’s registration after theft of $40,000 from patient

A tribunal has reprimanded a nurse, cancelled his registration and disqualified him from applying for registration for three years, after he admitted stealing approximately $40,000 from a patient over a period of about four years.
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21 Dec 2016

Tribunal disqualifies nurse for life for serious professional misconduct

A tribunal has disqualified a nurse from applying for registration for life after it found she engaged in serious professional misconduct.
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21 Dec 2016

Tribunal disqualifies nurse for two years for professional misconduct

A tribunal has cancelled an enrolled nurse’s registration and disqualified her from re-applying for two years, after it found she engaged in professional misconduct relating to drug use.
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16 Dec 2016

Nurse reprimanded for unprofessional conduct

A tribunal has reprimanded a nurse for unprofessional conduct and placed conditions on her registration after she failed to disclose relevant information when renewing her registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).
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15 Dec 2016

Guidance issued on endorsements about scheduled medicines

The Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council (Ministerial Council) has recently endorsed Guidance for National Boards: Applications to the Ministerial Council for approval of endorsements in relation to scheduled medicines under section 14 of the National Law1 (the Guidance).
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12 Dec 2016

Communique from the NMBA

The National Board has published its November communique.
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12 Dec 2016

Communique from the NMBA

The National Board has published its October communique.
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09 Dec 2016

Newsletter from the National Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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17 Nov 2016

Tasmania office closure and new location

AHPRA’s Tasmanian office will be closed to the public on Friday 18 November 2016 and will reopen on Monday 21 November 2016 at a new location. The office will continue to be located in Hobart.
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10 Nov 2016

Two major initiatives launched to support nurses and midwives and protect the public in 2015/16

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) introduced two major new initiatives to support nurses and midwives to provide safe care to the public during the past year, according to information published by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) today in its 2015/16 annual report.
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04 Nov 2016

Tribunal reprimands enrolled nurse for failing to advocate for her patient

A tribunal has found that an enrolled nurse engaged in unprofessional conduct after she failed to advocate for her patient and failed to make adequate notes in the patient record.
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03 Nov 2016

Board 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 2016-20.
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03 Nov 2016

Communique from the NMBA

The National Board has published its September communique.
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28 Oct 2016

Newsletter from the National Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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21 Oct 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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21 Oct 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a practitioner member from Queensland.
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20 Oct 2016

NMBA position clear, we will take action on anti-vaccination promoters

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) and AHPRA take their responsibility of public protection very seriously, and will take regulatory action on nurses or midwives who promote anti-vaccination statements to patients and the public.
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14 Oct 2016

Students seeking registration urged to apply 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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14 Oct 2016

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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11 Oct 2016

NMBA issues position statement on nurses, midwives and vaccination

A position statement on nurses, midwives and vaccination has been published today.
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05 Oct 2016

More information about your advertising obligations

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) today published further information to help nurses and midwives to better understand their advertising obligations.
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04 Oct 2016

Fake nurse Nicholas Crawford convicted and ordered to pay over $40,000

A 31-year-old Darwin man has been convicted and fined a total of $33,500 for falsely claiming to be a registered nurse and ordered to pay an additional $8,250 in costs.
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22 Sep 2016

Communique from the NMBA

The National Board has published its August communique.
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19 Sep 2016

Tribunal reprimands nurse over child pornography

A registered nurse who accessed child pornography has been reprimanded by a tribunal and had conditions placed on his registration.
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19 Sep 2016

Tribunal suspends nurse over drug trafficking conviction

A tribunal has suspended a nurse for five months and placed conditions on her registration after she pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and subsequently failed to notify the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).
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02 Sep 2016

Privately practising midwives and changes to Vero Insurance

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has recently written to privately practising midwives (PPMs) who may be affected by changes to Vero Insurance.
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26 Aug 2016

Communique from the NMBA

The National Board has published its July communique.
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27 Jul 2016

Tribunal reprimands, disqualifies nurse from registration

A tribunal has reprimanded a nurse and disqualified her from applying for registration for three years.
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26 Jul 2016

Nurses and cosmetic procedures

A position statement on nurses and cosmetic procedures has been published today.
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22 Jul 2016

Communiques from the NMBA

The National Board has published its May and June communiques.
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14 Jul 2016

Tribunal reprimands nurse and places conditions on her registration

A tribunal has reprimanded a nurse and placed conditions on her registration after finding she engaged in professional misconduct. 
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11 Jul 2016

Unregistered nurse convicted and fined by court

A New South Wales man has been fined $10,000 and received a criminal conviction after knowingly and recklessly holding out as a registered nurse.
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08 Jul 2016

Former nurse banned for nine years

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has found a former nurse guilty of professional misconduct for engaging in a sexual relationship with a patient while she was an inpatient at the hospital where he worked and following her discharge. The Tribunal also barred him from applying for registration for nine years.
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04 Jul 2016

Newsletter from the National Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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04 Jul 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its March and April communiqués.
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27 Jun 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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23 Jun 2016

Nurse reprimanded and disqualified from applying for registration

A tribunal has reprimanded a former nurse and disqualified her from reapplying for registration for a period of time for professional misconduct.
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20 Jun 2016

NMBA appoint provider to deliver 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), has appointed provider Turning Point to deliver a national health support service for nurses, midwives and students with a health impairment or at risk of a health impairment in Australia.
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20 Jun 2016

Tribunal reprimands, suspends nurse for unproven treatments

The State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia (Tribunal) has reprimanded a nurse and suspended her registration for seven months, for her involvement in the administration and provision of unproven cancer treatments to patients in Perth in 2005.
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20 Jun 2016

Tribunal reprimands, disqualifies nurse from registration

A former nurse reprimanded and disqualified from reapplying for registration for two years.
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17 Jun 2016

Nurse deregistered for four years

A tribunal has cancelled a nurse’s registration after finding he engaged in professional misconduct.
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17 Jun 2016

Tribunal suspends nurse for professional misconduct and falsifying report

A tribunal has suspended a nurse’s registration for professional misconduct for unwarranted physical contact with a patient and falsifying a report of the incident.
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09 Jun 2016

Funding determination for Queensland Office of the Health Ombudsman

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has received a letter from the Queensland Government, formally notifying of the determination of fees to be paid from AHPRA to the Queensland Office of the Health Ombudsman (OHO) for 2015-2016.
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08 Jun 2016

Imposter nurse pleads guilty in South Australian Magistrates Court

A South Australian woman has received a $7,000 fine and a criminal conviction after pleading guilty in the Adelaide Magistrates Court to using the protected title of ‘registered nurse’ and for holding out that she was a registered nurse, contrary to the National Law1.
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07 Jun 2016

NMBA appoint Deakin University to develop midwife standards for practice

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), on behalf of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA), has appointed Deakin University to develop the Midwife standards for practice.
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07 Jun 2016

Tribunal reprimands a nurse and suspends her registration

A tribunal has reprimanded a nurse, suspended her registration for three months, and imposed conditions on her registration.
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01 Jun 2016

Revised registration standards, standards for practice and guidelines take effect from today

A number of revised registration standards, standards for practice and guidelines from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA), for nurses and midwives across Australia, take effect from today.
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18 May 2016

Nurses and midwives reminded to renew by 31 May

Nurses and midwives have two weeks to renew registration and avoid paying a late fee.
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12 May 2016

Spotlight on midwives during special day of recognition

This week the NMBA is recognising the achievement of midwives in supporting newborns, women and families.
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12 May 2016

NMBA gives thanks to nurses on International Nurses Day

Today, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) celebrates International Nurses Day.
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29 Apr 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications to the New South Wales Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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28 Apr 2016

NMBA continues to engage with nurses and midwives across Australia at forums

The NMBA are continuing to host stakeholder information forums as part of its engagement activities for nurses and midwives across Australia.
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18 Apr 2016

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its February communiqué.
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13 Apr 2016

Nurse suspended from practice for 12 months

A tribunal has suspended a nurse’s registration after finding he engaged in professional misconduct.
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08 Apr 2016

Nursing and midwifery regulation at work in Australia, 2014/15

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (the NMBA) has released its report for 2014/15.
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07 Apr 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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07 Apr 2016

Tribunal suspends midwife’s registration for six months

A tribunal has suspended the registration of a practitioner for six months who failed to provide clinically appropriate midwifery care to a patient.
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30 Mar 2016

Newsletter from the National Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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30 Mar 2016

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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29 Mar 2016

A conversation with National board member Annette Symes

Ms Annette Symes is a new practitioner board member from New South Wales. Annette was appointed on 31 August 2015, for a period of three years.
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24 Mar 2016

Coroner's Court recommendations

The coronial inquest into the death of Ms Caroline Lovell has made a number of recommendations for AHPRA and the NMBA.
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22 Mar 2016

AHPRA welcomes Victorian hospital safety and quality review

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) looks forward to contributing to the review of hospital safety and quality assurance in Victoria that was recently commissioned by the Department of Health and Human Services in the light of the tragic deaths of babies at Bacchus Marsh Hospital (Djerriwarrh Health). 
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21 Mar 2016

NMBA stakeholder information forums

The NMBA has published a number of revised registration standards and guidelines to its website.
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18 Mar 2016

Fake nurse jailed for four years

A South Australian woman who had falsely claimed to be a registered nurse was jailed today for four years with a non-parole period of 14 months.
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16 Mar 2016

Renewal of registration explained in video for nurses and midwives

A video explaining the renewal of registration process for nurses and midwives was launched today.
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12 Feb 2016

Protecting the public: Local data summaries from a national scheme

Local reports have today been released for each state and territory on Australia’s regulatory scheme for health practitioners, providing a unique insight on local outcomes within a national scheme.
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12 Feb 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications to the Tasmanian Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
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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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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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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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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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