Nurses and Midwives Act 2011

PART 11

Maintenance of Professional Competence

87.

Duty of registered nurses and registered midwives to maintain professional competence.

87.— (1) A registered nurse and a registered midwife shall maintain professional competence on an ongoing basis.

(2) A registered nurse or registered midwife shall, whenever required by the Board to do so, demonstrate competence to the satisfaction of the Board in accordance with any requirement of the Board under section 88(1) .

(3) A registered nurse and a registered midwife shall co-operate with any requirements imposed on the nurse or midwife by the rules.

(4) The Board may, by notice in writing given to a registered nurse or registered midwife who has given an undertaking pursuant to section 65(1) , require the nurse or midwife to co-operate with such an undertaking to the satisfaction of the Board.

(5) A nurse or midwife shall comply with a notice under subsection (4) given to him or her.