Membership criteria

Full membership

Eligible Institution

an institution that holds university title and:

(1) provides education programmes within health and social care approved by a UK-based professional regulator, including but not limited to the Nursing and Midwifery Council and/or the Health and Care Professions Council, or

(2) is based in the UK and engaged in nursing, midwifery and/or allied health professions research in the disciplines of health, wellbeing and social care,

in the case of institutions falling within (2), their eligibility for categorisation as an Eligible Institution to be decided at the sole discretion of the Board.

Associate membership 

Associate membership may be offered to:

(1)   an institution outside of the United Kingdom that holds university title (or equivalent) and provides education courses approved by a professional regulator, or

(2)   an institution outside of the UK engaged in nursing, midwifery and/or allied health professions research or interdisciplinary research in the disciplines of health, wellbeing and social care, or

(3)   an organisation within or outside of the UK, not holding university title but which supports the aims and values of the Council.

Eligibility for Associate Membership to be decided at the sole discretion of the Board.