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Ministry of Health

Nursing Services

    Nursing Service Administration

    Who We Are
    The Nursing Service Administration of the Ministry of Health is the competent authority and reference point for the Nursing and Midwifery professions and personnel. The Administration is called upon to fulfill its role taking into account the Nursing and Midwifery Legislation 1988 to 2020, adapting to amendments as they occur and supporting the Registrar and the Nursing and Midwifery Council in registering and providing professional license to nursing and midwifery personnel in order to be employed in the Republic of Cyprus.

    Our Role
    The Nursing Service Administration in context with the broader healthcare system reforms continues its role and upholds its responsibilities towards the optimal functioning of the health system. The ultimate aim is to ensure patient safety and the continuous quality improvement of nursing and midwifery care, following international best practice and up- to-date scientific knowledge and enabling health promotion and prevention by providing public health services and programs based on the existing and forthcoming health needs of the population.

    Core Responsibilities
    Core responsibilities of the Nursing Service Administration of the Ministry of Health is (a) to define and develop Nursing and Midwifery Policy at a national level, both in the public and private sector, where we actively engage in decision-making and strategic planning on all issues related to Nursing, Midwifery and public health in general (b) to provide and develop public health promotion, prevention and harm reduction programs based on the existing and forthcoming health needs of the population (c) to actively participate and contribute to National strategies and Committees related to public health.

    Strategic Goals
    Our strategic goals are structured around:
    - Quality Management
    - Human Resource Management
    - Management and Development of Services and Programs for Health Promotion, Prevention, Harm Reduction and Screening Tests
    - Participation and contribution to National Strategies and Committees related to public health

    Contact Details
    Nursing Service Administration
    Ministry of Health
    Postal Address: 1448 Nicosia
    Address: 1 Prodromou Street
    Telephone Number: + 357 22605403
    Fax Number: + 357 22605528


Areas of Public Health Promotion/ Prevention and Continuous Professional Development

Informative Material

Employment in Cyprus as a nurse/ midwife

Covid-19 | Vaccination Statistical Data

Information on Coronavirus Covid-19

Smoke Free Cyprus

Communication with the Ministry of Health (Suggestions/ Comments/ Complaints)

Organ and Tissue Donation

Funding Programmes

Healthcare from 1/8/2013


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