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Legal Framework

Nursing and Midwifery professions are regulated by legislation. The following are the legislation set out in Malta which regulate and / or impact the nursing and midwifery professions. In addition, one finds the regulatory documents currently endorsed by the Council of Nurses and Midwives.  

​Legislation 

Health Care Professions Act 2003.pdf
Nurses Profession (Licence To Practise) Regulations S.L. 464.1
Mental Health Act 2011
Health Care Act 2013
Indemnity Insurance for Healthcare Professionals Regulations S.L. 528.02, 2014​

Regulatory Documents
Maltese Code of Ethics for Nurses and Midwives
Midwives Code of Practice​
Nurses Scope of Practice​​​