Nurse & Midwifery Revalidation


 The NMC Code states that nurses and midwives must:

                          - undertake 35 hours of CPD
                          - write at least 5 reflective pieces on the code, professional practice or CPD
                          - ensure that any information or advice given is evidence-based

How can the library help?


   Group or 1-to-1 training sessions to help
      you find evidence-based information
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       Ask us to search the literature on a
                   specific topic for you
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     Email alerts with links to the latest high
      quality evidence in your subject area
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     Ask us to obtain an article or book we
        don't stock as an interlibrary loan
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Referencing Training: Group or 1-to-1 sessions to help you understand how to reference and use the online RefMe referencing tool    

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We can provide access to a number of books/journal articles helping you to write reflectively:


  Bulman, C. and Schutz, S. (2013). Reflective practice in nursing. 5th ed. Chichester: Wiley-BlackwellHowatson-Jones, L. (2013). Reflective practice in nursing. 2nd ed. London: Learning Matters.Johns, C. and Burnie, S. (2013). Becoming a reflective practitioner. 4th ed. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.Bassot, B. (2016). The reflective practice guide: an interdisciplinary approach to critical reflection. Abington: Routledge.


Collins, G. et al (2015)  'Using Reflection on Reading for RevalidationNursing Times 111 (23/24) 14-16 [available in print at TOR library]

Full reading list for nurse revalidation

Royal Marsden Manual
Clinical nurse experts from one of the UK’s leading centres of expertise have brought together all the latest clinical evidence nurses need to meet confidently the requirements of their demanding profession. This online Manual includes over 350 evidence-based clinical procedures related to every aspect of care, from handwashing to cardiopulmonary resuscitation.


PCs and laptops - use our PCs and laptops to submit your revalidation evidence

Quiet study area - write your reflective piece in the library away from distractions

Group study area - discuss your ideas with fellow nurses