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They aim to ensure that the social care workforce is safe to practice; has the right skills and qualifications to work to a high professional standard and is attracting enough of the right people into its ranks to deliver quality care.
Care Council for Whales
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A membership organisation of more than 435,000 registered nurses, midwives, health care assistants and nursing students. We are both a professional body, carrying out work on nursing standards, education and practice, and a trade union.
The Royal College of Nursing
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We help to raise standards in the social care workforce by registering social care workers; setting standards for their conduct and practice and supporting their professional development.
The Northern Ireland Social Care Council
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Home > About Us About Us We are a regulator, and we were set up to protect the public. We keep a record of health and care professionals who meet our standards.
The Health and Care Professions Council
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We help protect patients and improve UK medical education and practice by supporting students, doctors, educators and healthcare providers. We work to protect patient safety and improve medical education and practice across the UK.
The General Medical Council
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We regulate nurses and midwives in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. We exist to protect the public. We set standards of education, training, conduct and performance so that nurses and midwives can deliver high quality healthcare.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council
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A membership organisation of more than 435,000 registered nurses, midwives, health care assistants and nursing students. We are both a professional body, carrying out work on nursing standards, education and practice, and a trade union.

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The Royal College of Nursing

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We help to raise standards in the social care workforce by registering social care workers; setting standards for their conduct and practice and supporting their professional development.

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Home > About Us About Us We are a regulator, and we were set up to protect the public. We keep a record of health and care professionals who meet our standards.

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We help protect patients and improve UK medical education and practice by supporting students, doctors, educators and healthcare providers. We work to protect patient safety and improve medical education and practice across the UK.

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