• Good Patient Health Care

    Health care is very critical in planning and development of any nation, Against this background, I welcome you to the General Nursing Council of Zambia's website.On this site, you will find Information on the Policies that the General Nursing Council of Zambia is implementing,

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  • Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

    This is the purposeful process by which members of a profession are committed to improving their knowledge throughout their careers to ensure they retain their capacity to practice safely within their evolving scope of practice.

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OVERVIEW

The General Nursing Council of Zambia (GNC) is a Statutory Body, established in 1970 under the Nurses and Midwives Act No.55 of 1970 which was repealed and replaced by the Nurses and Midwives Act No. 31of 1997. This Act redefined the functions of the Council and expanded the scope of practice for Nurses and Midwives. The Act also provides for the establishment of private practice.

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EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

Regulates Nurses and Midwifery programmes in the Country through setting up of education standards

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ACCOUNTS DEPARTMENT

Handles all accounting and financial procedures of the Council

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ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT

Handles all administration and human resource procedures of the council

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STANDARDS AND COMPLIANCE

Safeguards the public by ensuring that the standards of nursing care are maintained at all levels of health care provision