Fitness to practise: BME nurses and midwives

BME report
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The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has published The progress and outcomes of black and minority ethnic (BME) nurses and midwives through the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s fitness to practise process. This report examines progress and outcomes of black and minority ethnic (BME) nurses and midwives through the Fitness to Practise process of the NMC.  Key findings show that BME midwives and nurses are more likely to be referred to the NMC than their white counterparts, however they are less likely to be struck off or suspended than white colleagues.

Read the NMC press release here

Read the full report here

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