Revalidation for Nurses
Revalidation is the process that all Nurses and Midwives in the UK and Nursing Associates in England will need to follow to maintain their registration with the NMC.
NMC revalidation requirements
We can help you to meet the revalidation requirements in several ways, for example by helping you to use NMC Online, or assisting with the NMC agreeing to a short extension to your application date. For further information on the support we can offer and how to apply for this support please contact our revalidation team.
What is revalidation?
Revalidation will provide benefits for you as a Nurse, Midwife or Nursing Associate as well as the people you care for. It will help to encourage a culture of sharing, reflection and improvement and will be an ongoing process throughout your career.
It is important to know that revalidation is not about assessing your fitness to practice; it is about promoting good practise across the whole population of Nurses, Midwives and Nursing Associates, as well as strengthening public confidence in the Nursing and Midwifery professions.
Your designated body should be the agency, organisation or the Trust that you have worked with the most within the last 12 months or where you currently employed full time.
If you work in more than one organisation, you may find helpful to consider:
- The organisations where you have worked in the last 12 months
- The amount of clinical practice you undertook at each workplace
- The basis on which you are employed
- Listing your registrations with membership organisations
Only UK organisations can be a designated body. If you are working overseas or not carrying out medical practise please contact the GMC or contact our revalidation team.