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Important notice to all nurses and midwives, employers, education facilities and the general public

With the commencement of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme on 1 July 2010, the Nursing and Midwifery Council of New South Wales was established and the Nurses and Midwives Board of New South Wales ceased to operate.

Further information on the New South Wales Regulatory Framework can be found on the Health Professional Councils Authority (HPCA) website:
www.hpca.nsw.gov.au


Registration Matters

From 1 July 2010 alll registrations and renewals are overseen by the new Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. Nurses and midwives will need to approach the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) in relation to all registration matters. Further information is available at:

    NSW Office of AHPRA:
    Level 51
    Ernst & Young Centre
    680 George Street
    Sydney 
    (the Ernst & Young Centre is part of the World Square complex). 
    Telephone:  1300 419 495
    Online:  www.ahpra.gov.au

    Postal address:
    GPO Box 9958
    SYDNEY  NSW  2000


Regulation Matters

In New South Wales (NSW), complaints and notifications about the health, professional perfromance or conduct of nurses and midwifes are dealt with under NSW legislation and are overseen by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of New South Wales. The Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC) continues to have an integral role in complaints management as the independent investigator and prosecutor of complaints. The Nursing and Midwifery Council and the HCCC continue to consult on the management of complaints. Further information about the regulation of the professions is available from:

    Nursing and Midwifery Council of New South Wales
    Locked Bag 20
    HAYMARKET  NSW  1238
    Telephone:  1300 197 177
    Facsimile:  9281 2030
    Email:  mail@nursingandmidwiferycouncil.nsw.gov.au
    Online:  www.nursingandmidwiferycouncil.nsw.gov.au

    
    HPCA
    Online:  www.hpca.nsw.gov.au


Notification or Complaints Matters

Notifications or complaints about a nurse, midwife or student may be made to any of the following:

    Nursing and Midwifery Council of New South Wales
    Locked Bag 20
    HAYMARKET  NSW  1238
    Telephone:  1300 197 177
    Facsimile:  9281 2030
    Email:  mail@nursingandmidwiferycouncil.nsw.gov.au
    Online:  www.nursingandmidwiferycouncil.nsw.gov.au


    Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC)
    Online:  www.hccc.nsw.gov.au


    Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
    Online:  www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au


    Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
    Online:  www.ahpra.gov.au



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