Closure Notice – September 4, 2020

Please be informed that the location at 50 Half Way Tree road will closed on September 4, 2010 for deep cleaning, no one will be allowed to enter. We do apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. The Nursing Council will reopen for business on Monday, September 7 at 9am.


The Nursing Council of Jamaica joins the world in recognising, honouring and commemorating today (May 05, 2020) as International Day of the Midwife. Celebrated since 1991, this is a flagship event of the International Confederation of Midwives, the umbrella organisation for midwifery worldwide. This celebration comes in the midst of a global pandemic, COVID-19 which has had an almost paralyzing effect on the world.

Re: Biennial Relicensure of Nurses and Midwives

The Nurses and Midwives Regulations 1966

 In the Matter of Renewal of Licence to Practise

This is to remind Registered Nurses, Midwives and Enrolled Assistant Nurses licenced under the Act that pursuant to paragraph 56(1) of the Regulations they are required no later than thirty days before the date of expiration of their respective licence to:

  (a)   apply to the Council for renewal of the licence in the form specified in Form 1 of the fourth schedule,

Contract between the Nursing Council and Aeorion Software Development

Dr. Leila McWhinney – Dehaney, Chairman, Nursing Council of Jamaica and Mr. Errol Malcolm Vice President, Finance, Facilities Planning and Management, Northern Caribbean University sign contract between the Council and the Aeorion Software Development Unit, Northern Caribbean University.

The Nursing Council of Jamaica ( the Council) signed a contract with Aeorion Software Development Unit,

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Nursing and Midwifery Educators

The Nursing Council has partnered with The Human Employment and Resource Training Trust,
(HEART) in conducting its first workshop on Competency Based Curriculum.
This was held on Monday the 24 th July at the Council’s Office. Participants found this initiative
to be very beneficial for the enrichment of the nursing and midwifery programmes,