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Hi Rita
I qualified in 1976 and I recall paying a one-off life time fee of just £10  - I might be wrong as it was a very long time ago!
Regards
Anna

From: Rita Ogden 
Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2012 10:53 AM
To: [log in to unmask] 
Subject: Re: [OCC-HEALTH] NMC to consult on fee increase

 




I know we have discussed this on Jisc numerous times but I am really incensed by this! I qualified way back in 1977 and paid what was supposedly a one-off fee (I think it was £68) to remain on the register for the rest of my professional career. The thought of continually paying to enable me to use my hard-earned skills is galling to say the least!

Anyway, back to the work in hand!

Rita

 

Rita E.Ogden

Lead Occupational Health Specialist Practitioner

Occupational Health Service

Appleton Building Room A202

Bradford College

Tumbling Hill Street

Bradford BD7 1DB

Tel: 01274 433259

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From: [log in to unmask] [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Lynda M Bruce
Sent: 24 May 2012 10:22
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Subject: Re: NMC to consult on fee increase

 

That is correct the NMC is set up by Westminster  Parliament to protect the public and does not protect us-so why do we pay

Police/firemen/drs  do not pay directly to fund government decisions.So why us?

Lynda



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From: Naylor, Sharon [HMPS] [HMPS] <[log in to unmask]>
To: OCC-HEALTH <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thu, 24 May 2012 9:33
Subject: Re: [OCC-HEALTH] NMC to consult on fee increase

I had a conversation recently with someone who stated that I should be mindful of the fact that the NMC`s primary concern is to protect the interests of the public, and therefore  not primarily the interests of nurses. I`m not sure whether this view is right, but if you do take that as a starting point then it does become clearer why they are hiking the cost of registration. Not that  I agree with it by the way, just saying....

 


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From: [log in to unmask] [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Allison Caine
Sent: 23 May 2012 20:53
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Subject: Re: [OCC-HEALTH] NMC to consult on fee increase

Hi Graham,

We are putting this on our website. I'm appalled that those of us who practice within our NMC code, are being penalised for those who do not, surely the fitness to practice costs should come out of a government pot??

Kind regards

Allison Caine

Secretary - NWOHG

 

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                          Consultation on NMC fee rise 

                          Last week we announced that our Council proposed to consult on increasing the registration fee to £120. 

                          The current registration fee of £76, in place since 2007, is no longer sufficient to meet the increasing costs of regulation. This includes managing the 48% increase in the number of fitness to practise referrals against nurses and midwives since 2010.

                          Please encourage staff to have their say, and to take part in the consultation when it is launched.

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                                Knowing when to escalate 

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