The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana has held it’s mid- year review at Nsuta near Ashanti Mampong
The performance review session which was held from September 7-9, 2018 was on the theme “Peak Performance II”.


Delivering the keynote address, the Minister of Health, Hon. Kwaku Agyemang Manu commended the Council for its achievements. He said that there was the need for the Council to stay focused and pen down more achievements whiles securing in the public interest the highest standards of training and practice of nursing and midwifery.


Speaking on Staff attitude towards work, the Minister of Health said “a lot of negative things have been said about public sector workers and this is the time for change. You must be punctual for work and only leave after doing an honest 8-hour work per day”
Mr. Felix Nyante, Registrar of the Council, during his welcome address indicated that the half year had been a year of far – reaching changes. He continued by saying that the Council had laid the foundation for a future of orderly, sustainable and evidence based growth.


According Mr. Nyante, the Council had also undertaken ambitious range of structural actions and decisions aimed at transforming its service delivery to its clients.
The Chairman for the occasion was Dr. Anarfi Asamoah-Baah former Deputy-General of the World Health Organization

(a) Nurses Assistant Programmes

  • Nurses Assistant (Clinical) (NAC)
  • Nurses Assistant (Preventive) (NAP)

Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)/West Africa School Certificate Examination (WASCE) results with a minimum of a pass in three (3) Core Subjects (Mathematics, English and Integrated Science) and passes in three (3) elective subjects.

(b) Basic Nursing and Midwifery Programmes

  • Registered General Nursing (RGN)
  • Registered midwifery (RM)
  • Registered Community Nursing (RCN)
  • Registered Mental Health Nursing (RMN)

A minimum of a Credit in three Core Subjects (Mathematics, English and Integrated Science)
A minimum of a Credit in three (3) electives from the following                                              programme options.

  • Science
  • General Arts
  • Home Economics
  • Agricultural Science

Kindly refer to the table below for the combination of subjects accepted for the various programme options.


NO.

ELECTIVE PROGRAMMES

ELECTIVE SUBJECTS

 

 

a.

 

 

Science Option

  • Mathematics (Elective)
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

 

 

 

b.

 

 

 

General Arts Options

  • Literature in English
  • French
  • Ghanaian Language
  • Christian Religious Studies OR [Islamic Religion/Studies]
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Government
  • Mathematics (Elective)
  • General Knowledge in Arts

 

 

c.

 

 

Agricultural Programme Option

  • General Agriculture
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics (Elective)
  • French

 

 

 

d.

 

 

 

Home Economics Option

  • Management in Living
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Economics
  • Chemistry
  • French
  • General Knowledge in Art

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NURSING AND MIDWIFERY COUNCIL OF GHANA
EXAMINATION SCHEDULE FOR 2017


NO.

PROGRAMME

MONTH

PRACTICAL DATE

WRITTEN DATE

1

Paediatric Nursing

January

9 -10

16 -17

2

Basic

February

13 -18

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3

Basic (New System)
Basic (Old System)

 

February/March

 

----

27 – 1/3
13 – 21

    4

Auxiliary

May

15 - 20

----

5

Auxiliary  (Old System)
Auxiliary  (New System)

 

              June

 

-----

29- 30
5 -6

6

Basic (RGN)

July

3 -11

----

7

Basic (RGN & RMN)

July

17 -25

----

8

Basic (RCN & RM)

July/August

31/7- 5/8

----

9

Basic (Old System)
Basic (New System)

 

August

----
----

14 -16
21 - 29

10

Auxiliary

October/November

30/10 - 4/11

 

11

Auxiliary (Old System)
Auxiliary  (New System)

 

November

13 -18

27 - 28

12

Post Auxiliary

December

4 -9

-----

13

Post Auxiliary
(New System)
Post Auxiliary
(Old System)

 

         December

 

              -----

11 -13

14 – 15

14

Post Basics

December

4- 9

18 - 19

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (N&MC) is a statutory body whose mandate is derived from part III of the Health Professions Regulatory Bodies Act 2013 (Act 857).


Until the passage of this Act, the Council operated under NRCD 117 of 1972 and the LI 683.
The Council also has a mission to secure in the public interest the highest standard of training and practice of Nursing and Midwifery.


N&MC over the years has proved  itself by stepping out efforts to build bilateral relations with our clientele to higher levels through dialogue and periodic visitation to its facilities nationwide.


N&MC closely ensures the availability of qualified nursing and midwifery professionals who would give competent, safe, prompt and efficient service for client delight.

THE NURSING AND MIDWIFERY COUNCIL IS A REGULATORY BODY.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (N&MC) is a statutory body whose mandate is derived from partIII of the health professions regulatory bodies Act 2013(Act 857).


Until the passage of this Act, the council operated under NRCD 117 OF 1972 AND THE l1683 respectively.
The council also has a mission to secure in the public interest the highest standard of training and practice of Nursing and Midwifery.


As a council, we propose durable and holistic solutions to better regulate the entire body of nursing and midwifery.
Subsequently, N&MC over the years have proved  itself by stepping out our efforts to bring our bilateral relations with our clienteles to higher levels through dialogue and periodic visitation to our facilities nationwide.


N&MC closely ensures the availability of qualified nursing and midwifery professionals who would give competent, safe, prompt and efficient service for client delight.


What are the entry requirements for a nursing or midwifery program?

Read item number 11 on the downloads page or click here


What are the requirement for indexing of students in Nursing and Midwifery Institutions accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana?

(a) Nurses Assistant Programmes

  • Nurses Assistant (Clinical) (NAC)
  • Nurses Assistant (Preventive) (NAP)

Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)/West Africa School Certificate Examination (WASCE) results with a minimum of a pass in three (3) Core Subjects (Mathematics, English and Integrated Science) and passes in three (3) elective subjects.

(b) Basic Nursing and Midwifery Programmes

  • Registered General Nursing (RGN)
  • Registered midwifery (RM)
  • Registered Community Nursing (RCN)
  • Registered Mental Health Nursing (RMN)

A minimum of a Credit in three Core Subjects (Mathematics, English and Integrated Science)
A minimum of a Credit in three (3) electives from the following                                              programme options.

  • Science
  • General Arts
  • Home Economics
  • Agricultural Science

Kindly refer to the table below for the combination of subjects accepted for the various programme options.


NO.

ELECTIVE PROGRAMMES

ELECTIVE SUBJECTS

 

 

a.

 

 

Science Option

  • Mathematics (Elective)
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

 

 

 

b.

 

 

 

General Arts Options

  • Literature in English
  • French
  • Ghanaian Language
  • Christian Religious Studies OR [Islamic Religion/Studies]
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Government
  • Mathematics (Elective)
  • General Knowledge in Arts

 

 

c.

 

 

Agricultural Programme Option

  • General Agriculture
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics (Elective)
  • French

 

 

 

d.

 

 

 

Home Economics Option

  • Management in Living
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Economics
  • Chemistry
  • French
  • General Knowledge in Art

What are the documents required for indexing of students in Nursing and Midwifery Institutions accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana?

  • Verified result
  • Birth Certificate

The names and all other details on all documents submitted for indexing must be the same. Where there are inconsistencies, the inconsistencies must be reconciled in a gazette.


Which Private NMTCs and programs have been approved by Council?

Read item number 2 on the downloads page or click here


How many times can I sit for Licensing Examinations

As many times as will enable you pass


Can I Register to re-sit the licensing examinations in part?

No. All referred papers must be re-sat at a go.


Can I change my Name?

Only female Nurses and Midwives can change their surnames from the maiden to their spouse’s name upon completing a prescribed Form.
You are also required to attach the following documents and any other relevant document.
An Application Letter
A Gazette publication
A Legible Copy of Marriage Certificate 


What is indexing?

It is the process of recording personal data as well as academic qualifications of newly admitted students into a data base and ensuring that the students meet the prescribed entry requirement for the particular programme applied for.


What is Verification?

It is the processes of ascertaining one’s credentials as a qualified Nurse or Midwife.
The requirements for verification are:
Applicant’s Name
Name of training institution
Dates of commencement of training and completion
Type of programme and date(s) of Licensing Examinations


What is the use of log books?

The logbooks serve the purpose of keeping track of the practical sessions undertaken by newly qualified nurses during their fifty-two (52) weeks of mandatory internship.
Logbooks are given to tutors of training institutions to monitor their knowledge, attitude and clinical skills which is an important element in capacity building for the individual’s speciality area


Who is qualified to be issued a log book and a Provisional License?

A newly qualified Nurse or Midwife (one who has just passed his/her licensing examination)


How to register for National Service

Procedure for registering with the National Service Scheme (NSS) 
Instructions: 
Go to the National Service Scheme (NSS) website – www.nssghana.org
Click on Enrollment
Enter your Pin Code eg:GHS123456 (this code is from the NSS and it is issued by NMC during Registration)
Complete the Registration Form
When completed click on the submit button
Wait a while, a new number (NSS Number) will be generated for you at the top left hand corner of the form
This number would be required when checking your posting online
How to check postings with the NSS
Go to the National Service Scheme (NSS) website – www.nssghana.org
Click on postings
Enter your NSS Number
Posting form and letter will appear for printing
Submit it at NSS Regional Office for Registration
Go to the Regional Director of the Health Services (RDHS) for further posting instruction or his/her designated representative. That is, the DDNS in-charge of your respective region.