Nursing & Midwifery Revalidation

From April 2016 the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) are changing the requirements that nurses and midwives must meet when they renew their registration every three years.

The Library is here to help you to support in your CPD for your revalidation process.

Library staff can help with finding suitable articles, guidelines or reviews from resources such as the NHS Healthcare Databases, Cochrane Library, or NICE Evidence. Library staff can train you to search the databases and locate articles. Contact us to arrange training for your team or a personal session.

The library provide Reflective Reading training sessions, aimed at nurses and midwives undertaking NMC revalidation. It provides attendees 2.5 hours of valuable CPD! for more details and the dates view the upcoming events calendar

We can also source articles that are not available online.Please contact us for more details.

Useful Resources

Print Books in the Library

Nursing Revalidation

Writing Skills:

Reflective Practice:

Search the library catalogue to find more books

Journal Articles

CLARK, ALISON C, MSC, BN, DIP NED,N.ED, R.N.T., 2010. How to compile a professional portfolio of practice 2: structure and building evidence. Nursing times, 106(42), pp. 14-7.
COLLINS, G., BROWN, J., HENSHAW, L. and WHITEHEAD, B., 2015. Using reflection on reading for revalidation. Nursing times, 111(23-24), pp. 14-16
FOSTER, D., 2014. Midwifery revalidation. British Journal of Midwifery, 22(12), pp. 844-846.
MUNRO, A., 2015. Revalidation: taking away the fear factor. Journal of Community Nursing, 29(4), pp. 21-23.
OELOFSEN, N., 2012. Using reflective practice in frontline nursing. Nursing times, 108(24), pp. 22-4.
Clarke, K.A. (2009) Use of a research diary: learning reflectively, developing understanding and establishing transparency. Nurse Researcher, 17 (1), pp. 68-76

You can access these articles using your OpenAthens details.

Useful Links

Trust Revalidation link – http://connect/departments-minisites/nursing-midwifery-revalidation/
eLfH Learning Module-  Revalidation for Nurses & Midwives –  ( login with your OpenAthens)
NMC – Revalidation resources, forms and templates
Nursing and Midwifery Council [NMC] Revalidation Website
NMC Booklet – How to Revalidate with the NMC
NMC – The Code – professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses and midwives
NMC Online – Log in to NMC Online to find out your renewal date, update your details, pay your fee etc.
Royal College of Nursing – Revalidation Website
Royal College of Midwives
NHS Employers – Revalidation for nurses and midwives
Nursing Times – Using reflection on reading for revalidation
RCNi – Revalidation Website 

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Library Discovery Tool

Check out our guide for a brief overview, how to access and use the Discovery tool. Trouble accessing or have questions?  Please contact us

BMJ Best Practice, clinical decision support tool is now available. Access it on the Trust intranet without password, access remotely with NHS OpenAthens, download the app to access on mobile devices anywhere. See the  user guide for details.

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Upcoming Events
Aug
25
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2:00 pm Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ Virtual
Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ Virtual
Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Due to social distancing, all training is now delivered online using Zoom/MS Teams.The library also offers a number of virtual one-to-one or small group training sessions. To book your place on a course contact the Library. This session will equip
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2:00 pm Appraising Research Papers for B... @ Virtual
Appraising Research Papers for B... @ Virtual
Sep 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This course is for Trust staff only. Due to social distancing, all training is now delivered online using Zoom/MS Teams.The library offers a number of virtual one-to-one or small group training sessions. To book your place on a course contact the Library.
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10:00 am Appraising Research for beginner... @ Virtual
Appraising Research for beginner... @ Virtual
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Due to social distancing all training is now delivered online using Zoom/MS Teams. The library also offers a number of virtual one-to-one or small group training sessions. To book your place on a course contact the Library. Learners are required
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10:00 am Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ Virtual
Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ Virtual
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Due to social distancing, all training is now delivered online using Zoom/MS Teams.The library also offers a number of virtual one-to-one or small group training sessions. To book your place on a course contact the Library. This session will equip learners
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18
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10:00 am Appraising Research Papers for B... @ Virtual
Appraising Research Papers for B... @ Virtual
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
This course is for Trust staff only. Due to social distancing, all training is now delivered online using Zoom/MS Teams.The library also offers a number of virtual one-to-one or small group training sessions. To book your place on a course
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