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Revalidation is a process that all nurses and nursing associates are required to follow to maintain their registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

The regulator expect nurses and nursing associates to revalidate every three years.


Nursing and Midwifery Council 

  • Revalidation helps to encourage a culture of sharing, reflection and improvement. It will provide benefits for you as a nurse, midwife or nursing associate as well as the people you care for. .
  •  - for employers of registered nurses or nursing associates this may be useful


The Foundation of Nursing Studies - A practical guide to revalidation for nurses working in social care


Ten myths about being a registered nurse in social care

We dispel some of the myths around being a registered nurse in adult social care, for example, ‘being a registered nurse in adult social care is easy’, ‘you do this if you can’t get a proper job’ and ‘you can’t get re-validated’.

Duration 5 mins



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