Goals and Objectives of the General Nursing Council:

  • Set/recommend criteria governing the entry into the various levels of nursing programmes.

  • Approve curriculum to be followed by Nursing Educational Agencies.

  • Establish and maintain the rules and regulations governing qualifying examinations/administration of these examination.

  • Maintain an up-to-date register of the various categories of nurses.

  • Take necessary steps to maintain the moral, academic, and professional competence and discipline among nursing personnel, removing them from the register as deemed fit.

  • Publish annual list of nurses currently registered and eligible to practice.

  • Establish, and monitor standards in nursing education and clinical practice.

  • Collaborate with Regional Nursing Body and other nursing and health authorities for the benefit of health in general and nursing in particular.

  • Motivate and/or conduct research as applicable to Nursing.


Contact Information

Permanent Secretary
Mr. Cuthbert Knights

Tel:(784) 457- 2586
Fax:(784) 457-2684
E-mail: mohesvg@gov.vc Alternate:mohesvg@gmail.com


The Ministry of Health & the Environment is located on the first floor of the Government Ministerial Building, situated on Halifax Street.


Ministry of Health and the Environment
Ministerial Building
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

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