The Polish chamber of nurses and midwives is a self-governing organisation created to represent professional, social and economic interests of these professions. The Chamber works under Nurses and Midwives Self Government Act, signed in April 1991.
The tasks of the self-government are: fulfilment of care and supervision over proper practice of nurses and midwives profession, protection of nurses and midwives professional dignity, and dissemination of health education.
The Chamber is also responsible for running the register of nurses in Poland.
http://www.fepi.org/docs/country_profils/Prof_PL_EN.pdf (accessed on 23.04.2009)