Read the joint four country Chief Nursing Officer and NMC letter about supporting nurses and midwives throughout the second COVID-19 wave https://www.nmc.org.uk/news/news-and-updates/joint-letter-second-wave-covid/
It includes the statement:
"We committed at the outset of the pandemic to ensuring any emergency measures would not unduly affect the ability of nursing and midwifery students to complete their training and while we have seen unprecedented pressure on services, we will continue to support students to successfully complete their programmes on time"
Principles for nursing and midwifery students during the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic is now available on NMC website at:
Director Letter dated 18th November 2020 in relation to clinical placement capacity for healthcare students.
The letter has been co-signed by the Director of Health Workforce, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Dental Officer, Interim Chief Pharmaceutical Officer and Chief Nursing Officer.