To work in the UK all nurses, midwives and health visitors must register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Practitioners have to renew their registration every three years. If you are trained outside EU, please contact NMC overseas registrations for further information and application forms:
- NMC overseas registrations
- 23 Portland Place
- W1B 1PZ
- United Kingdom
The NMC may also require you to take an English language test. Currently the test used is IELTS, more information on the web site: www.ielts.org
Looking for a supervised practice placement?
If you are looking for a supervised practice placement, please note that all the clinical placements in north central London area are being coordinated by the North Central London Workforce Development Confederation. Priority for these placements is given to candidates living in this area.
For further information, please contact:
- Holbrook House
- Cockfosters Road
- Barnet, Herts
- EN4 0DR
Tel: +44 208 272 5550e-mail: Nicci.Wotton@beh.nhs.uk
The aim of supervised practice is to prepare the overseas trained nurses to adapt to the nursing system in the UK. The programme is competency and work based.
Already registered with the NMC?
We welcome applications from nurses who are currently registered with the NMC. Please see our latest vacancies. You can download the application form and return it to:
Human Resources Lower Ground Floor, The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG or fax number: 020 7830 2971.
Need further advice?
The Department of Health has set up a website (www.nursinguk.nhs.uk) and an advice line to assist nurses who require further advice on:
- Where to go or whom to contact if they are seeking employment in the UK
- How to enter a supervised practice programme, or
- What action to take if you have been misled by an employer or recruitment agency.
Phone: +44 8458 505888, lines are open from 9am until 6pm (UK time).