NMC Ghana Suspends Nurse & Midwife for Breach of Professional Conduct

Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana (N&MC Ghana) Has Suspended a Nurse and Midwife for Breach of Professional Conduct and Standard.

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana has suspended an Enrolled Nurse and a Midwife on separate counts of unprofessional conducts and breach of professional standards for three years.

The 14th Governing Board of the Council took this decision at its e sitting.

The Governing Board's decision against the two health practitioners came after the Professional and Disciplinary committee of the Governing Board issued preliminary inquiry reports where it pointed out the breach of professional standards and malpractice on the part of the Midwife and the Enrolled Nurse in providing healthcare to their clients.

According to the 14th Governing Board, "during the period of suspension, Mrs. Sarah Serwah Major who is the Midwife and owner of Craddle Care Maternity Hospital Trust and Madam Susana Adu, the Enrolled General Nurse who worked at the Doku Memorial Clinic, all in Accra, shall not hold themselves as Registered Midwife and Registered Enrolled Nurse respectively or render, or purport to render any professional healthcare services to the public".

The Governing Board in addition has ordered the two health practitioners to return their license to practice cards and certificates of registration to the Registrar of the Nursing and Midwifery Council.