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ABOUT GHANA COLLEGE OF NURSES AND MIDWIVES

The Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives (GCNM) is a body corporate with perpetual succession established by the provisions of the SPECIALIST HEALTH TRAINING AND PLANT MEDICINE RESEARCH ACT 2011, PART THREE (ACT 833).

Our Mandate

To:

  • Promote specialist education in nursing, midwifery and related disciplines
  • Promote continuous professional development in nursing, midwifery and related disciplines
  • Promote postgraduate nursing, midwifery and related disciplines for the College
  • Contribute to the formulation of policies to improve health outcomes and public health generally.


Our Functions

The Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives is established to:

 

  • Organise and supervise specialist training, continuous professional development and support postgraduate or post diploma research in nursing, midwifery and related disciplines
  • Conduct and organise specialist examinations in nursing, midwifery and related disciplines
  • Publish journals and pamphlets
  • Award diplomas and certificates on completion of specialist training and confer professional distinctions
  • Foster cooperation with other institutions with similar objectives
  • Initiate and participate in actions and discussions aimed at improving health outcomes, and formulation of public health policies in collaboration with other relevant institutions
  • Perform other functions that are ancillary to the objectives of the College

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