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

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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31 Jul 2015

AHPRA Northern Territory office closed on 3 August 2015

The Northern Territory AHPRA office will be closed on Monday 3 August 2015 due to the Picnic Day public holiday.
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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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News Archives

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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2013

20 Dec 2013

Media release

The Board and AHPRA publish their 2013/14 health profession agreement.
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17 Dec 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its November communique.
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16 Dec 2013

Call for applications for appointment to the Queensland board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) is seeking health practitioners and community members to join the Queensland board of the NMBA.
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13 Dec 2013

Updated nurse practitioner requirements

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has updated nurse practitioner requirements for portfolio - pathway 1 / pathway 2 documents on the website.
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06 Dec 2013

Media statement

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has today released a research report on professional indemnity (PII) insurance for midwives.
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29 Nov 2013

Call for applications to state and territory boards of the NMBA

Call for applications for appointment to state and territory boards of the NMBA.
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22 Nov 2013

Newsletter from Nursing and Midwifery Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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21 Nov 2013

Statement on proposed endorsement standard for nurses and midwives supplying medicines under protocol

The National Board has published a media statement on the proposed endorsement standard for nurses and midwives supplying medicines under protocol.
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21 Nov 2013

National Board publishes strategic plan

The National Board has published an abridged NMBA strategic plan 2013 - 15 on its website.
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13 Nov 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The National Board has published its October communique.
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06 Nov 2013

Media release

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published new Nurse practitioner standards for practice.
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01 Nov 2013

Media release

The 2012/13 National Scheme Annual Report, which includes a report from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, has been published.
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30 Oct 2013

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia requests for tender - update

The National Board invites interested parties to please refer to updated attachments in the National Board's recent requests for tender.
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25 Oct 2013

Media release

Community and health practitioner feedback is sought on the English language skills and criminal history registration standards which are now under review.
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18 Oct 2013

Board Member Vacancy - ACT Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Call for expressions of interest for a community member to join the ACT Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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14 Oct 2013

Media release

The National Board is seeking feedback on a newly released consultation paper.
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14 Oct 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published its September communique.
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09 Oct 2013

Seeking qualified and experienced parties to review models of supervision for privately practicing midwives

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (National Board or NMBA) is seeking suitably qualified and experienced parties to undertake a review of Privately practicing midwives models of supervision.
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09 Oct 2013

Seeking qualified and experienced parties to review the Registered nurse standards for practice

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (National Board or NMBA) is seeking suitably qualified and experienced parties to review the Registered nurse standards for practice.
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08 Oct 2013

Media release

Fee cut for final-year students applying for registration to practise
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03 Oct 2013

Media release

New consultation on international criminal history checks
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23 Sep 2013

Newsletter from Nursing and Midwifery Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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19 Sep 2013

AHPRA hosting a nurse practitioner forum in Melbourne on 25 October 2013

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) invites nurses in Victoria who are eligible to apply for nurse practitioner endorsement to attend a forum in Melbourne in October 2013.
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18 Sep 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published its August communique.
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16 Sep 2013

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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06 Sep 2013

Media release

Registration standard for scheduled medicine endorsement for public consultation.
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04 Sep 2013

Media release

National Board to fund nursing and midwifery health program for two more years.
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28 Aug 2013

National Board publishes guideline on PII arrangements for nurses

The National Board has published a new guideline on professional indemnity insurance (PII) arrangements for enrolled nurses, registered nurses and nurse practitioners.
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15 Aug 2013

Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council <br />standards review

The National Board encourages stakeholders to participate in the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council's consultations on accreditation standards.
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14 Aug 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published its July communique.
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07 Aug 2013

Opportunity to improve the health complaint & notification process

Independent study by University of Sydney researchers: Community expectations & experiences of health complaints & notifications processes.
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31 Jul 2013

Media release

Call for expressions of interest for health practitioners to join the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia's List of approved persons for panel appointments
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29 Jul 2013

Media release

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia sets fee for 2013/14.
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22 Jul 2013

National Board publishes revised explanatory note and FAQ on title protection

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published a revised explanatory note and FAQ on title protection.
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18 Jul 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published its June communique.
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05 Jul 2013

Newsletter from Nursing and Midwifery Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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03 Jul 2013

National Board publishes important information - new applications for notation as an eligible midwife

The National Board has published important information on new applications for notation as an eligible midwife.
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12 Jun 2013

National Board publishes fact sheet and FAQ on English language skills as web pages

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published supporting documents on the English language skills registration standard.
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07 Jun 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published its May communique.
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06 Jun 2013

National Board publishes updated FAQ on registration as a nurse or midwife

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published updated frequently asked questions on registration as a nurse or midwife.
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05 Jun 2013

National Board publishes new fact sheet on advanced practice nursing

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published a new fact sheet on advanced practice nursing.
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20 May 2013

Media release

The Community Reference Group membership has been announced. The group will advise AHPRA and the National Boards on engaging with communities.
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16 May 2013

Media release

The National Board is reminding nurses and midwives to renew registration by 31 May.
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09 May 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published its April communique.
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09 May 2013

Media release

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia marks International Nurses Day.
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03 May 2013

Media release

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia marks International Day of the Midwife.
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02 May 2013

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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29 Apr 2013

Media release

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia is pleased with a strong start to the registration renewal campaign.
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26 Apr 2013

National Board publishes revised fact sheet on enrolled nurses and medicines administration

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published a revised fact sheet on enrolled nurses and medicine administration.
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23 Apr 2013

National Board publishes new explanatory note for health professionals

The National Board has published an explanatory note for people working in a health profession other than nursing and/or midwifery who wish to use the title nurse and/or midwife.
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22 Apr 2013

National Board publishes updated CPD frequently asked questions

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published revised frequently asked questions (FAQ) for continuing professional development for nurses and midwives.
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10 Apr 2013

Victorian submissions published

AHPRA and the National Boards have published their submissions to the Victorian parliamentary inquiry into the performance of AHPRA.
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09 Apr 2013

Media release

Media release - National Boards are consulting on a draft social media policy and revised guidelines on advertising and mandatory reporting.
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05 Apr 2013

Board Member Vacancy - Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Call for Nominations and/or Expressions of Interest for a health practitioner to join the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
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04 Apr 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published its March Communique.
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27 Mar 2013

Fact sheet on scope of practice for nursing and midwifery

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published a new fact sheet on the scope of practice for registered nurses and midwives.  
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27 Mar 2013

Fact sheet on non-practising registration

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published a new fact sheet on non-practising registration. 
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27 Mar 2013

Queensland Board Member Vacancy

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest for a Board Member in Queensland.
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25 Mar 2013

Reminder to nurses and midwives to renew registration

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (National Board) is urging nurses and midwives to look out for an email reminding them to renew registration by 31 May.
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18 Mar 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published its February Communique.
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18 Mar 2013

Newsletter from Nursing and Midwifery Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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15 Mar 2013

Audit framework for nursing and midwifery registrants

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia is taking the next step towards auditing nurses and midwives' compliance with Board-approved mandatory registration standards.
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08 Mar 2013

Professional indemnity insurance for privately practising midwives

Are you a national or international privately practising midwife? Your opinion counts.
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06 Mar 2013

Update your contact details to receive registration renewal reminders

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia is urging nurses and midwives to update their contact details to receive registration renewal reminders.
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25 Feb 2013

Proposed National Registration and Accreditation Scheme - Data access and research policy

This consultation paper seeks feedback on the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme - Data access and research policy.
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19 Feb 2013

Communiqué from the Board

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has published its January Communique.
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25 Jan 2013

AHPRA Report Released

Read more about AHPRA's work in health practitioner regulation in the latest AHPRA Report.
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16 Jan 2013

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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10 Jan 2013

Media Release

Applications are open for the National Scheme Community Reference Group.
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