Nurses and Midwives Act 2011

65.

If registered nurse or registered midwife consents to censure or remedial action, etc.

65.— (1) The Fitness to Practise Committee may, at any time after a complaint is referred to it, request, with the agreement of the Board, the registered nurse or registered midwife the subject of the complaint to do one or more than one of the following:

( a) if appropriate, undertake to not repeat the conduct the subject of the complaint;

( b) pursuant to section 87(2) , demonstrate her or his relevant competencies to the satisfaction of the Board;

( c) take such steps as may be specified by the Board, which may include taking a course of education or training or gaining clinical practice experience for the express purpose of updating her or his skills and knowledge;

( d) consent to undergo medical treatment;

( e) consent to being censured by the Board.

(2) Where a registered nurse or registered midwife gives an undertaking or consent the subject of a request under subsection (1) by the Fitness to Practise Committee, the inquiry into the complaint shall be considered to be completed.

(3) Where a registered nurse or registered midwife refuses to give an undertaking or consent the subject of a request under subsection (1) by the Fitness to Practise Committee, the Committee may proceed as if the request had not been made.