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UPDATE: New Self-Serve Online Registration System Scheduled for September 2020June 17, 2020

As the professional regulator for nurses and midwives in Ireland we are eager to embrace and drive positive change within the system that will make us more accessible and also make the necessary interactions that registrants, HEIs, applicants, candidates and graduates have with us faster and easier to manage. In this context we are happy to confirm that our new online portal will go live in September 2020.

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Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to Nurses and Midwives Rules June 05, 2020

Following a review of the Nurses and Midwives Rules 2018 (S.I.No.218/2018, S.I. No. 219/2018, S.I. No.220/2018 Principal Rules) and with the approval of the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, NMBI is proposing amendments to support a better aligned execution of a number of provisions in the Nurses and Midwives Act 2011. 

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NMBI Amends English Language Test Requirements for RegistrationApril 08, 2020

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) today announced that it would immediately apply amendments to its International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and the Occupational English Test (OET) requirements for nurses and midwives who did not complete their qualifications through English.

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European Nurses Can Apply on a No Fee Basis for Temporary Status on the Irish RegisterApril 01, 2020


NMBI Statement

European (to include the UK) general nurses can support the Irish healthcare system during the emergency on a no fee  ‘temporary and occasional’* basis if they are currently registered with the regulator in their own country. They need to apply via the European Union, Electronic Professional Card (EPC) system on the Europa website. Applicants who follow this route will be processed within two to three days.

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Emergency Bill Accelerates Restoration to Register Without FeesMarch 30, 2020

NMBI welcomes the statement made by President Michael D. Higgins on Friday evening following his signature on the Emergency Measure in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Bill 2020. Under this Bill registrants can request to return to the Register of Nurses and Midwives in Ireland without being charged restoration fees.

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NMBI Statement Regarding Nurses and Midwives Registering in the Context of COVID-19March 25, 2020

​Currently, there are no delays in restoring nurses/midwives to the register. The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) has successfully registered over 500 nurses/midwives in the last week to support frontline healthcare services in responding to the COVID-19 challenge. In addition, there is a small number of applicants whose credentials and qualifications require additional assessment and these are being processed.

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