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Student life: December 2011

  • RCM student conference 2011 A midwifery society inspired by the RCM Student ConferenceStudent midwife Tracy Dring tells of her enthusiasm and motivation to create a her own midwifery society after attending the RCM Student Conference.
  • rebozo Rebozo techniqueStudent Midwives' Working Group member Wendy Bascal reports on a interesting study day she attended where she learnt a traditional Mexican technique involving a shawl or scarf known as a rebozo.
  • Dame Lorna Muirhead addresses the audience at the student conference My first conferenceMidwives news and features reporter Hollie Ewers gives her view on her first RCM conference.
  • Save our maternity service facebook page Save our maternity serviceStudent midwife Louise Williams, administrator for the 'SAVE Our Maternity Service' Facebook page, explains how she hopes the page will make the government wake up to the situation maternity services are facing.
  • Consent to student involvement in treatment – the legalities Consent to student involvement in treatment the legalitiesSenior lecturers Karen Bartholomew and Claire Hooks from Anglia Ruskin university explain the legalities of consent to student involvement in treatment.
  • Job centre Student midwives: Born into debt and delivered to the doleTwo RCM surveys of student midwives and newly qualified midwives revealed startling results, when released at the recent RCM annual student conference.
  • Yes we can Can we make a difference? Yes we can!Midwife and PhD student Mary Ross-Davie explains how midwives can ensure women who want a normal birth, can have one.
  • Speech bubbles Student Conference - what did you enjoy?An RCM Communities member discusses the highlights of the RCM Student Conference, including the VBAC and breech presentations the variety and authority of the speakers enlisted. What were your favourite parts of the event?
  • Baby friendly award for universityBournemouth University has scooped an award for the impressive breastfeeding education its student midwives receive.