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THE COUNCIL FOR NURSES AND MIDWIVES WOULD LIKE TO INFORM THE PUBLIC THAT ALL SERVICES ARE ALSO BEING OFFERED VIA EMAIL AT cnm.sph@gov.mt for more information you may also phone on 25953305.

PLEASE ENSURE THAT THE OFFICE IS INFORMED OF ANY CHANGE OF ADDRESS AND PERSONAL DETAILS IMMEDIATETLY BY SENDING AN E ​​MAIL TO cnm.sph@gov.mt 

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING APPLICATIONS FROM NON EU TRAINED NURSES AND MIDWIVES

The Council for Nurses and Midwives would like to bring to the attention to prospective applicants for registration as a nurse who obtained their qualifications in Non- EU countries the following information:-

Applicants who submit their application for registration as a Nurse to the Council from 20th June 2022 onwards will be required to attend a Non-EU nursing bridging course which is currently being offered by MCAST, University of Malta and IDEA Academy in order to be able  to complete the registration process as the Council's Adaptation Course will no longer be offered by the said Council. 

The requirements for registration have not been changed and applicants who have all the requirements and are deemed to be eligible for registration by the Council will have to successfully pass the Language and Professional Proficiency Interview and submit a non- EU Nursing bridging course completion certificate before their application for registration as a Nurse can be approved by the Council. ​​


The Council for Nurses and Midwives would like to inform prospective applicants for registration as a Nurse/Midwife of the following additional requirements which will be compulsory for eligibility for registration:-                    

As from 1st November 2022, all Non- EU applicants for nursing registration are required to provide reference letters to confirm that they have practiced the nursing profession, a valid registration certificate and certificate of good standing status from the Council of the country where they completed the nursing programme.

Those applicants who have not practiced the profession for at least 12 months in the last 5 years shall only be considered after they have successfully completed one of the nursing bridging courses offered by MCAST, University of Malta or IDEA and hold a valid registration as a nurse or have completed the nursing programme within the last 18 months from date of application and are registered with the respective council of their country.

Language requirements have not been changed, applications without IELTS academic with an average score of at least 6 or OET with scores of B in speaking and at least C+ in writing, reading and listening cannot be accepted.

Please note unless you have all the requirements  your application cannot be processed and fee of 192.50 is not refundable.

Information for those persons who have all the necessary requirements can be found in Registrations page.


 


 

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The COUNCIL FOR NURSES AND MIDWIVES, Malta (CNM) regulates the Nursing and Midwifery Professions in Malta. Its function is defined in the Health Care Professions Act 2003.
 
One of the main functions of the CNM is to regulate the entry to and exit from a register of health care professional if he/she is a nurse or a midwife.
 
The Council is responsible for the upholding of high professional and educational standards for both professions. CNM published the Code of Ethics for Midwives and Nurses in 1997 and is committed towards the attainment of excellence in the delivery of professional care by encouraging continuing professional development amongst its registrants.
     
Term of Office:  30th August 2022 to 30th August 2023
      
President 
Dr Vincent Micallef

Ex-Officio Member 
Mr. Vincent Saliba
     
Appointed Members 
Ms Rita Law
Ms Gracie Marie Zerafa nee'Mallia
Ms Marthese Spiteri
Mr Mario Galea
      
Elected Members from 2nd August 2022 to 31st July 2025
Mr. Mario Aquilina
Mr. Geoffrey Axiaq  M.Sc. Nursing (Manchester), B.Sc Nursing, P.G. Dip. Nutrition and Dietetics
Mr. William Grech
Mr. Kevin J Holmes
Ms. Pauline Borg
Ms. Astrid Zarb
Mr. Joseph Pace
     
Registrar 
Ms. Elizabeth Bonett

 
Elected Member Appeals Committ​ee of the Council for Nurses and Midwives
Mr. Josef Trapani