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Nursing Applicants

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria for nurses

Nursing Applicants must be:

• Previously registered with Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) as a First Level Registered   Nurse.

• Committed towards* employment as a first level Registered Nurse in Scotland upon         completion of the RtP programme.      

*The returner must take up employment within 3 months of completion of the programme or provide evidence of actively seeking such employment.


Exclusion criteria

• Already in employment in role for which NMC registration is a requirement, but NMC Registration has lapsed.

• Registrants who have received an 'NMC Conditions of Practice Order' to undertake a RTP programme as an outcome from an NMC Fitness to Practise Panel or Hearing decision.

• Already receiving funding from an alternative source i.e. local employment service.

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