The National Board undertakes wide-ranging consultation on proposals that affect the nursing and midwifery professions.
Where there are consultations open for input, they will be shown below.
Where there are consultations which have closed, they will be shown under Past Consultations along with the submissions that were received.
Public consultation on review of the Registered nurse standards for practice
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA or National Board) has released for public consultation papers on the review of the Registered nurse standards for practice.
Please participate in this consultation by completing the structured response consultation* by close of business on Friday, 3 July 2015.
Released: 11 May 2015
Closes: 3 July 2015
*When you click on this link, you will be taken to the structured response consultation on a third party website, hosted by Southern Cross University (SCU). SCU with a team led by Professor Andrew Cashin has been commissioned by the NMBA to review and revise the current National competency standards for the registered nurse and produce Registered nurse standards for practice. This work commenced in March 2014 and is on schedule to conclude at the end of October 2015. The information will be handled in accordance with the Privacy Policies of SCU and Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) on behalf of the NMBA.
The Boards publish submissions received on their websites to encourage discussion and inform the community and stakeholders, unless requested otherwise. There may be circumstances under which submissions may not be published. Please refer to the consultation paper for details of how submissions will be treated. Submissions received in response to a consultation are published under Past Consultations.