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UK NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 663: tabled on 05 November 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 16 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House recognises the dedication and hard work of nurses and midwives across the UK; acknowledges the disparity that exists between the regulation of nurses and midwives and other regulated health professionals; believes that action is required to ensure that the regulation of nurses and midwives keeps pace with the constantly evolving health and social care environment; notes that the Government previously pledged to implement comprehensive legislative reform for health professional regulation; further notes that the current outdated legislative environment leads the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) to spend around 80 per cent of its budget on fitness to practise; and calls on the Government to publish its timetable for implementing comprehensive legislative reform to enable the NMC better to allocate its resources, better regulate nurses and midwives, and better protect the public

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.