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Returning to nursing

Returning to nursing

If you were a registered nurse but have had a break, then you will need to meet a number of requirements to re-register with the Nursing and Midiwfery Council (NMC).

This will include completing a number of practice hours. If you have not completed the required number of practice hours, you will have to complete an approved return to practice (RTP) programme before making an application to rejoin the register.

If your registration was removed by one of the NMC's fitness to practise panels, you will have to apply for restoration to the register.

Further information

Further information about these requirements can be found on the NMC.

The NMC website lists the universities approved to run RTP courses