Nurses and midwives from outside Ireland who wish to practise on a temporary basis in Ireland will be able to apply for a permit to do so from 1 June 2022, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) has announced.
The move follows the signing of a commencement order by Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, which brings into operation Sections 39 and 41 of the Nurses and Midwives Act 2011.
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) team members have carried out an in-person observation of the aptitude testing for overseas nursing applicants at the testing centre at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI).
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) is currently working with stakeholders to assist Ukrainian nurses and midwives who may wish to work in Ireland following the illegal invasion of their homeland.
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) marked International Nurses’ Day on 12 May with CEO Sheila McClelland taking part in a live webinar and Director of Education, Policy and Standards, Carolyn Donohoe, sending her thanks to nursing colleagues for another year of dedication to the profession.