Supporting Nurses, Midwives and Nursing Associates (England) in the event of a COVID-19 epidemic in the UK

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Letter outlining that nursing and midwifery staff are expected to practice in line with the NMC code and use judgement in applying the principles to situations that may be faced during this abnormal emergency situation.


Letter from Ruth May, Chief Nursing Officer, England, Fiona McQueen, Chief Nursing Officer, Scotland, Charlotte McArdle, Chief Nursing Officer, Northern Ireland, Dame Donna Kinnair, CEO, RCN, Professor Brian Webster-Henderson, Chair, Council of Deans of Health, Jean White, Chief Nursing Officer, Wales, Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Executive and Registrar, NMC, and Gill Walton, Chief Executive, RCM.