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Who we are

The Singapore Nursing Board (SNB) is the regulatory authority for nurses and midwives in Singapore.  Its scope and functions are defined in the Nurses and Midwives Act (Chapter 209) for the purpose of registration and enrolment of nurses, the registration of midwives and the certification of Advanced Practice Nurses and related matters.


World-Class Nursing for a Healthy Nation


To Uphold Professional Nursing Standards and Honour Public Trust


  • Compassion
  • Commitment
  • Integrity
  • Professional Excellence
  • Respect
  • Transparency

What is "Secretariat of healthcare Professional Boards"?

With effect from 1 Jan 2020, the Singapore Nursing Board (SNB) is supported by the Secretariat of healthcare Professional Boards (SPB) for its secretariat and operational functions. The registration and regulation of nurses and midwives continue to be governed by SNB. SNB retain autonomy and independence over professional and statutory matters, as provided for under the Nurses and Midwives Act (Chapter 209).

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