The Guyana Nurses Association
The Guyana Nurses Association, formed June 1928, is the oldest Nurses Association in the English speaking Caribbean. Dr. J. B. Singh OBE, a leading medical practitioner in the colony of British Guiana, played a pivotal role in its formation.
Interested in practicing nursing in Guyana?
Then you must first register with the General Nursing Council (GNC)
The GNC is located at:
10 Fort Street Kingston, Georgetown Guyana
Tel: 592-227-2632 / 592-226-8481
Please note: the GNC deals with verification of nursing documents from foreign Nursing Schools.
THE GENERAL NURSING COUNCIL (GNC) OF GUYANA WAS ESTABLISHED ON MARCH 26, 1954.
IT IS A SEMI-AUTONOMOUS BODY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE REGULATION OF STANDARDS FOR NURSING EDUCATION AND PRACTICE IN GUYANA.
NURSES, MIDWIVES AND NURSING ASSISTANTS MUST BE REGISTERED WITH THE GNC BEFORE THEY CAN PRACTICE IN GUYANA.
Rhoda Clarke Award
Patron Award - Althea Bristol-Tucker
GNA Award for quality Nursing Care
GNA & WCEA ONLINE & MOBILE APP CPD PROJECT.
Important Days in GNA Calendar
April 7th World Health Day
May 5th International Day of the Midwife
May 12th International Nurses Day
August GNA Anniversary Celebrations and Awards Ceremony
October 24th Caribbean Nurses Organization day