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Please find a list of all the latest publications from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) and related documentation also.

 
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Publications for all first-time registrants

All new registrants must read publications 1-5 listed below:


1. Guidance for New Nurse and Midwife Registrants (PDF, 0.38 MB)
2. Scope of Nursing and Midwifery Practice Framework (PDF, 0.36 MB)
3. Code of Professional Conduct for each Nurse and Midwife  (PDF, 0.2 MB)  Please note that a new Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics has been developed by NMBI and is effective from 10 December 2014
4. Guidance to Nurses and Midwives on Social Media and Social Networking  (PDF, 0.7 MB)
5. Guidance to Nurses and Midwives on Medication Management (PDF, 0.42 MB)

Please note:

Midwives must also read the following publication:

6. Practice Standards for Midwives (PDF, 0.98 MB)


Witness Information 2014 (NMBI witness information NA85 11Sept2014.pdf, 0.50 MB)
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland has produced a booklet Information for Witnesses: A Guide to Attending Fitness to Practise Inquiries (Nurses Act, 1985) (NMBI, September 2014).

Guidance to Nurses and Midwives  on Social Media and Social Networking

Guidance to Nurses and Midwives on Social Media and Social Networking  - is a 21 page booklet which provides information about what social media and social networking is about, including their benefits for professional practice, key messages about how to appropriately and confidently use it are included.  Practice examples from nurses and midwives are shared in the document along with professional advice.


Social Media & Social Networking Guidance - Top Tips for Nurses and Midwives

Social Media & Social Networking Guidance - Top Tips for Nurses and Midwives  - published as a poster for easy viewing, focuses on 11 top tips for registrants in maintaining their professionalism and keeping safe with their online use


Guidance to Nursing StudentsGuidance for Nursing Students (Guidance for Nursing Students.pdf, 0 MB)

Prereg Midwifery GuidelinesGuidance to Preregistration Midwifery Students (Guidance to Preregistration Midwifery Students.pdf, 0 MB)

NMBI Social Media and Social Networking Literature Review

Literature Review - serving as the foundation for the guidance on social media and social networking for the professions examines the common and shared themes from national and international regulators and professional bodies on the subject.


Collaborative Practice Agreement for Nurses and Midwives with Prescriptive Authority 2012 (CPA for Nurses and Midwives with Prescriptive Authority 2012 3rd edition.pdf, 0.10 MB)
This replaces the previous edition of Collaborative Practice Agreement for Nurses and Midwives with Prescriptive Authority December 2007.  The new CPA processes for registration and renewal are in place with immediate effect from 24 February 2012. Applicants who are in the process of finalising their RNP application and CPA documentation may submit the previous forms until the 31 March 2012. 
This replaces the previous edition of Collaborative Practice Agreement for   Nurses and Midwives with Prescriptive Authority December 2007 as of March 1 2012.

Colorectal Screen Report (Colorectal Screen Report.pdf, 0.92 MB)
Development of A Regulatory Nursing Strategy to Complement the National Cancer Screening Service: National Colorectal Screening Programme

Evaluation of the An Bord Altranais Category 1 process and policy (Evaluation of the An Bord Altranais Category 1 process and policy.pdf, 0.31 MB)

This report presents the findings of an evaluation survey completed by An Bord Altranais in relation to the current An Bord Altranais Category 1 approval policy and process.

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Reminder regarding Annual Retention Fee 2015 payment methods
12/18/2014 - Reminder regarding Annual Retention Fee 2015 payment methods Registrants are reminded that the fee of €150 is due on 1st January 2015. The ARF fee 2015 can be paid by using one of the two options noted below:
NMBI statement regarding Annual Retention Fee 2015 following Board meeting
12/17/2014 - Wednesday 17 December 2014: The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland held a board meeting last Friday, December 12, and discussed the matter of the Annual Retention Fee 2015. The Board wishes to remind registrants that the 2015 fee, which remains unchanged at €150 after the meeting, is to ensure the NMBI can continue to fulfil its role as statutory regulator as required under the Nurses and Midwives Act 2011.