Due to the impact of COVID-19, The Nursing Council is accepting payment for Biennial Renewal of Licences and Verification of Registration via online payment. This transaction must be done in the form of an online transfer. Applicants MUST PRINT and present the confirmation of this transaction along with their application.
MAIN ACCOUNTS (for Verification,
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,
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,
To: All Second, Third and Fourth Year Student Nurses
Mel Nathan College
International University of the Caribbean
From: The Registrar, Nursing Council of Jamaica
Topic: Contact the Nursing Council
Date: December 5, 2016
The second, third and fourth year student nurses who are INDEXED with the Nursing Council of Jamaica and are CURRENTLY registered with,
The Nursing Council of Jamaica (NCJ) is now notifying the public particularly current and prospective nursing students, that it has been obliged to withdraw the approval status it had granted to the International University of the Caribbean (IUC) with respect to the Nursing Programme at Mel Nathan College.
In summary, the factual background is as follows:
- Since 2013 NCJ has been working with the IUC on the challenges it has been having in complying with the student teacher ratio and the ability to provide suitably qualified persons to deliver the nursing programme.