Nursing, midwifery and care staff

Nursing, midwifery and care staff are leading transformational change across health and care and have a key contribution to delivering the NHS Long Term Plan.

Chief Nursing Officer for England

The Chief Nursing Officer for England has set out her key vision for nursing, midwifery and care staff working in both health and care.

Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020

The Year of the Nurse and Midwife is our chance to showcase and celebrate the professions. Nursing and midwifery touch all of our lives at some point.

Research, evidence and policy

The Research Portfolio is a collection of research examples that demonstrate the contribution that nursing, midwifery and care staff can make to the transformation of health and care and their key contribution to delivering the Long Term Plan.

Chief Midwifery Officer

Learn about this new role and the work to improve care for new and expectant mothers and their children and promote safer births in England.

Shared Governance: Collective Leadership programme

The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for England’s Shared Governance: Collective Leadership programme leads the delivery of the CNO’s vision of one collective professional voice by supporting organisations to empower staff to use collective leadership and shared decision-making approaches.

News and blogs

Supporting nursing research and evidence to underpin policy dialogue and system transformation

Central to the nursing profession leading transformational change is the use of evidence-based practice. In England we have a wealth of nursing research talent, recognised nationally and internationally. More recently these colleagues have demonstrated that there has never been such a need for nursing research capacity and capability to be front and centre. As we move to the […]