03 Sep 2015
The revised Re-entry to practice policy took effect on 1 September 2015.
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has recently published a revised policy on re-entry to practice along with supporting materials to help practitioners understand the new requirements.
The revised policy provides information for nurses and midwives who are seeking general registration but do not meet the Recency of practice registration standard. This includes those who:
As part of the policy revision, the NMBA has also approved provisional registration for nurses and midwives who are no longer registered and are applying to re-enter practice as a nurse or midwife.
Provisional registration will also be available from today.
The NMBA has published a suite of supporting documents to facilitate a better understanding of the Re-entry to practice policy. The below listed documents are available on the NMBA website under re-entry to practice: