Update your contact details for registration reminders

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (the National Board) will launch its 2014 registration renewal campaign in mid-March and is urging nurses and midwives to update their contact details. Nearly 354,400 nurses and midwives across Australia are due to renew their general or non-practising registration with the National Board by 31 May. The National […]

Random audits of nurses and midwives

The NSWNMA has been advised that the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has just commenced a pilot program of random audits of nurses and midwives. Pilot audits have been undertaken across several professions. This pilot together with the two previous pilots has informed AHPRA and the 14 National Boards in developing a nationally-consistent […]

Registration fee cut for students

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (National Board) has cut the application fee for final-year students to $20, saving new graduates $140. The fee cut will take effect on 16 October 2013. Any graduating student of a Board-approved program of study that leads to registration as a nurse or midwife (excluding a bridging program […]

Nursing and Midwifery Board consults on international criminal history checks

The national Nursing and Midwifery Board is consulting on options for refining international criminal history checks used to assess applications for registration as a health practitioner in Australia. Under the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme, National Boards set registration standards that every registered practitioner must meet. One of these standards relates to criminal history. The […]

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