The Tamil Nadu Nurses and Midwives Council (TNNMC) is a statutory body established under the TNNMC Act of 1926. It functions as an autonomous organization for the registration and regulation of nursing professionals in Tamil Nadu. TNNMC’s primary responsibilities include the registration of nurses, midwives, auxiliary nurse midwives, and other health workers in the state.
They ensure that all nursing professionals working in Tamil Nadu are registered with the council, adhering to the regulatory framework. Additionally, the council provides various services such as issuing duplicate certificates, facilitating name changes on registration certificates, and providing No Objection Certificates for nurses moving to other states or countries. TNNMC also outlines specific requirements for the registration of different nursing qualifications, ensuring the maintenance of high standards in the nursing profession in Tamil Nadu.