The Register of Nurses and Midwives and its 12 Divisions
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) maintains the Register of Nurses and Midwives in Ireland. It is illegal to practise as a nurse or a midwife if you are not on the Register.
The Register contains twelve divisions. In Ireland, you can use the designated (abbreviated) letters below, if you are registered with NMBI in the corresponding division of the Register.
|General Nurses Division
||Registered General Nurse
|Children's Nurses Division
||Registered Children's Nurse
|Psychiatric Nurses Division
||Registered Psychiatric Nurse
|Intellectual Disability Nurses Division
||Registered Nurse Intellectual Disability
|Public Health Nurses Division
||Registered Public Health Nurse
|Nurse Tutors Division
||Registered Nurse Tutor
|Midwife Tutors Division
||Registered Midwife Tutor
|Nurse Prescribers Division
||Registered Nurse Prescriber
|Midwife Prescribers Division
||Registered Midwife Prescriber
|Advanced Nurse Practitioners Division
||Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioners
|Advanced Midwife Practitioners Division
||Registered Advanced Midwife Practitioner
Checking or updating your data
If you are a registered nurse or midwife, you can view your public registration details on our Check the Register section.
You can also view and update your personal details on MyNMBI.