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Nursing and Midwifery Revalidation

Small icon of an opened purple book Nursing & Midwifery Revalidation Information Sources

All nurses and midwives have been required to revalidate since April 2016.

Revalidation is a compulsory process that has to be undertaken every three years in order to renew your registration.

This page contains links to a number of information sources that you may find useful. If you need more help finding revalidation resources contact us.

 

Nursing & Midwifery Council Logo Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) resources

NMC Revalidation website: http://revalidation.nmc.org.uk/

How to revalidate with the NMC booklet: 

https://www.nmc.org.uk/globalassets/sitedocuments/revalidation/how-to-revalidate-booklet.pdf

The Code - Professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses and midwives

https://www.nmc.org.uk/globalassets/sitedocuments/nmc-publications/nmc-code.pdf

NMC Online - log in to find out your renewal date, update your details, pay our fee etc: 

https://www.nmc.org.uk/registration/nmc-online/

NMC Midwifery Standards: https://www.nmc.org.uk/standards/standards-for-midwives/

NMC Revalidation News: http://revalidation.nmc.org.uk/news/

NMC Twitter: https://twitter.com/nmcnews

Revalidation resources - forms, templates, films, presentations, case studies and other resources

http://revalidation.nmc.org.uk/download-resources/

Revalidation films - series of short videos on different aspects of revalidation

http://revalidation.nmc.org.uk/download-resources/films/

Information for confirmers - details what confirmers need to do before providing confirmation

http://revalidation.nmc.org.uk/information-for-confirmers/

Information for employers - explains what revalidation means for employers or organisations where nurses and midwives work: 

http://revalidation.nmc.org.uk/information-for-employers/


Royal College of Nursing Logo Royal College of Nursing (RCN)

RCN revalidation pages: https://www.rcn.org.uk/professional-development/revalidation

10 most common myths about revalidation: 

https://www.rcn.org.uk/professional-development/revalidation/10-most-common-myths-about-revalidation

Eight ways to improve your reflection: 

https://www.rcn.org.uk/professional-development/revalidation/eight-ways-to-improve-your-reflection

How social media can help you revalidate: 

https://www.rcn.org.uk/professional-development/revalidation/how-social-media-can-help-you-revalidate

Revalidation requirements - continuing professional development: 

https://www.rcn.org.uk/professional-development/revalidation/continuing-professional-development

10 ways to prepare for revalidation: 

https://www.rcn.org.uk/professional-development/revalidation/10-ways-to-prepare-for-revalidation

Annual Review Form for midwives - NHS England and NHS Improvement form endorsed by the RCN

https://www.england.nhs.uk/london/our-work/midwives-annual-rev/


The Royal College of Midwives Logo Royal College of Midwives (RCM)

RCM Website: https://www.rcm.org.uk/

RCM i-learn and i-folio - RCM members have access to a huge resource of free online courses through the RCM's e-learning platform, i-learn. They also get free access to the RCM's e-portfolio system, i-folio, which provides an online portfolio in which to record all professional developmenthttps://www.rcm.org.uk/promoting/learning-careers/i-learn-and-i-folio/ 


Other online resources

Nursing Times - Online support for your NMC revalidationhttps://www.nursingtimes.net/learning-units-and-portfolio/

Nursing Times article - Using reflection on reading for revalidation

https://cdn.ps.emap.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2015/06/030615_Using-reflection-on-reading-for-revalidation.pdf

RCNi revalidation resources: https://rcni.com/revalidation

NHS Employers - revalidation for nurses and midwives: 

https://www.nhsemployers.org/your-workforce/retain-and-improve/standards-and-assurance/professional-regulation/nursing-revalidation


Books (available from the Library)

Information about two books: Revalidation: a Journey for nurses & midwives 2017 by Marianne Fairley-Murdoch and Paula Ingram and Reflective practice in nursing 2016 by Lioba Howatson-Jones