Health and Social Care Committee questions Nursing and Midwifery Council

17 July 2018

The Health and Social Care Committee examines the Nursing and Midwifery Council's handling of concerns about midwives’ fitness to practise at the Furness General Hospital.

Purpose of the session

The session follows the publication of the Professional Standards Authority’s Lessons Learned review, which looked particularly at matters of patient protection and the NMC’s communications with families, including the NMC’s handling of recent subject access and freedom of information requests. The Committee’s questioning is expected to focus on matters arising from that review.

Written submissions are not being sought ahead of this session: anyone who would like to bring any matters to the attention of the Committee before the hearing takes place is invited to contact the Clerk of the Committee at


Tuesday 17 July in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 2.30pm

  • Jackie Smith, Chief Executive and Registrar
  • Philip Graf, Chair
  • Matthew McClelland, Director of Fitness to Practise, Nursing and Midwifery Council 

Further information

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