LSBU’s School of Health and Social Care gains top ratings from national regulator
12 April 2016
London South Bank University’s (LSBU) School of
Health and Social Care has been praised by the Nursing and Midwifery Council
(NMC) for the quality of its courses, gaining the highest rating available from
the national regulator for the third year in a row.
The NMC sets the
standard for the education and training for nurses and midwives in the UK. It
undertakes an annual audit of pre-registration programmes to ensure that
education providers are meeting the NMC’s standards. In 2015/16 LSBU was
awarded a ‘purple’ rating, the highest of four grades that determine the quality of
healthcare courses provider by approved Higher Education institutions.
LSBU has been scored
consistently highly by the NMC, maintaining a purple level rating for quality for
three consecutive years, building the outstanding reputation of LSBU’s Nursing and Midwifery courses.