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Board Election 2020August 10, 2020

An election for three persons to be members of the Board of Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI), is to be held in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives Act 2011 and the Ministerial Procedures dated 2 August 2012. 


 
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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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