A team of inspectors from NMBI visited a number of clinical and academic settings in Donegal and Sligo at the end of last month.
The Letterkenny IT (LyIT) site inspection commenced virtually on Friday, 25 March. The site inspection was the first time that NMBI had aligned our professional review with a college’s academic review.
NMBI’s Education, Policy and Standards Department has launched the 2nd Edition of Return to Nursing Practice Programmes Standards and Requirements.
The online live launch event on 26 April, which was attended by more than 60 key stakeholders, was the culmination of a project to update the standards and requirements in response to changing priorities for nursing services at a national level.
NMBI will be taking part in events in May to mark the International Day of the Midwife (5 May) and the International Nurse’s Day (12 May).
The National Women and Infants Health Programme (NWIHP), together with the Office of the Nursing and Midwifery Services Director (ONMSD) will jointly host the National Midwifery Conference 2022, in the Gibson Hotel Dublin on 5 May.
NMBI sets the standards and requirements for registration in any division of the register and specialist nursing and midwifery qualifications. NMBI also sets the criteria for the approval of a body seeking to deliver an education and training programmes and monitors adherence to these criteria to ensure ongoing compliance.
NMBI Director of Education, Policy and Standards, Carolyn Donohoe and Professional Officer, Lorraine Clarke Bishop were guests at a one-day event at the Magee Campus of Ulster University in Derry last month.
As we continue our series highlighting the work of the NMBI Board, in this issue, we speak with John Horan, Board Member and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and Member of the Registration Committee and the Education, Training and Standards Committee.