The government has developed and approved the job descriptions for specialist nurses and midwives, a Deputy Minister of Health, Ms Tina Mensah, has said.
This is to differentiate between general and specialist nursing and midwifery.
The grades for specialist, senior specialist and consultant in the nursing and midwifery field in the healthcare system have also been established and approved by the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC).
Ms Mensah made this known at the fourth annual general meeting and second Scientific Conference of the Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives (GCNM) in Accra.
As part of the AGM, 112 associate members and 43 members were inducted into the college.
The GCNM was incepted in 2013 with the mandate to provide specialist and postgraduate education in nursing and midwifery.
It is also mandated to provide continuous professional education and also contribute to policy formulation for improved healthcare outcomes.