The Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives (GCNM) is a body corporate with perpetual succession established by the provisions of the SPECIALIST HEALTH TRAINING AND PLANT MEDICINE RESEARCH ACT 2011, PART THREE (ACT 833).
Promote specialist education in nursing, midwifery and related disciplines
Promote continuous professional development in nursing, midwifery and related disciplines
Promote postgraduate nursing, midwifery and related disciplines for the College
Contribute to the formulation of policies to improve health outcomes and public health generally.
The Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives is established to:
Organise and supervise specialist training, continuous professional development and support postgraduate or post diploma research in nursing, midwifery and related disciplines
Conduct and organise specialist examinations in nursing, midwifery and related disciplines
Publish journals and pamphlets
Award diplomas and certificates on completion of specialist training and confer professional distinctions
Foster cooperation with other institutions with similar objectives
Initiate and participate in actions and discussions aimed at improving health outcomes, and formulation of public health policies in collaboration with other relevant institutions
Perform other functions that are ancillary to the objectives of the College