The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) of Ghana has announced that its licensing examinations scheduled for July to August 2014 would proceed as scheduled in spite of the nationwide strike by student nurses and midwives.
A statement signed by Mr Felix Nyante, Acting Registrar, NMC, and copied to the GNA assured all candidates in the ongoing and forthcoming licensing examinations for Registered General Nursing, Registered Mental Nursing, Registered Community Nursing and Registered Midwifery that the council had put all measures in place to ensure a successful examination in spite of the strike.
It reminded the striking student nurses and midwives that clinical attachment was an integral part of their training programme and that if they fail to satisfy that aspect of the course the necessary regulations would be applied.
The statement urged all striking student nurses and midwives to resort to negotiations as a means of resolving their grievances rather than strike.
WORKSHOP ON ETHICO-LEGAL ISSUES IN NURSING TRAIN STOPS AT TAKORADI
Nurses and Midwives who ply their trade in the Western Region are having their turn of the workshop on “Ethico-Legal Issues in OPD/Ward Management for Nurses and Midwives (Clinicians and Tutors) from 7-9 May, 2014 at the SSNIT House in Takoradi.
It is being organised by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana pursuant to its mandate of ensuring Continuing Professional Development for nursing and midwifery practitioners in the country. This is the fifth of regional workshops that would be organised in the course of the year to update the knowledge and sharpen the skills of Nurses and Midwives for effective and efficient service delivery at their individual workplaces.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana wish to announce to the general public that the calender for the 2014 accademic year is out. Prospective Examination Candidates can Check their Schedule for the Exams according to thier respective programs.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana was formed as a result of a merger between the then Nurses Board and the Midwives Board as decreed by the National Redemption Council, NRCD 117 of 1972. Membership of the Council is constituted, as provided in the Decree, as follows:
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