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Nurses and Midwives Act, 2011
The Nurses and Midwives Act, 2011 significantly changes the regulation of the nursing and midwifery professions in Ireland.  The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, formerly known as An Bord Altranais, is mandated to deliver these changes. Learn more about the Act.

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Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics

Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics for Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives

The new Code, effective from 10 December 2014, helps nurses and midwives understand their professional responsibilities in caring for patients in a safe, ethical and effective way. Read more

Standards and Guidance

Practice Standards for Midwives

Practice Standards for Midwives

Effective from 31 May 2015, these standards support the midwifery profession in Ireland. Learn more

More standards and guidance

NMBI promotes high standards of practice and professional conduct among registered nurses and midwives. Use the links below to find out about other standards and guidance.

Continuing Professional Development

The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Directory provides you with information on hundreds of continuing education and professional development programmes that have been approved by NMBI.
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