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.
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,
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,
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,
This serves to remind registered nurses, registered midwives and enrolled assistant nurses that The Nurses and Midwives (Amendment) Act, 2005, New Part V11 – Application For Grant And Renewal Of License, Line 56 – “every person who is licensed under the Act shall, not later than thirty days before the date of expiration of that licence –
(c) pay the fee of two thousand dollars (for each license)
Please note that it says license,