Nursing and Midwifery Council: 'Dysfunctional' culture at nursing regulator where staff suffer 'bullying, racism and burnout', report says

Nursing and Midwifery Council: 'Dysfunctional' culture at nursing regulator where staff suffer 'bullying, racism and burnout', report says

The UK independent regulator for nurses and midwives has a "dysfunctional" culture, where staff suffer "bullying, racism and burnout", a damning report has said. Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) members are "really struggling", an independent culture review by former chief prosecutor Nazir Afzal has found, as it warned of an environment where "poor judgment, toxic behaviours, and paralysis is affecting decision-making". Those failings are causing "considerable distress among staff and impacting on safeguarding decisions" as well as "putting the public …