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  • 21 April, 2015

    Please note the Care Certificate applies to England only.

  • 10 February, 2010
    This is the second paper by Ghebremicael Andemicael Kahsay, Lorna Numbers, Linda Martindale and Janet Dalzell and is a personal reflection from the principal author on the role of prevention in reducing the impact of acute and post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • 16 November, 2009

    A discussion on a cultural issue with multiple impacts exploring the effects of FGM in Eritrea, Africa, and the difficult obstetric challenges that the practice presents to midwives.

  • 16 November, 2009

    This study focuses on a traumatic childbirth in Eritrea and its consequences in relation to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

  • 30 January, 2009

    Midwives are increasingly interested in making changes to their practice and exploring the effect of these changes. However, the formal process of research training to enable them to develop the necessary skills in this area often appears daunting.

  • 30 January, 2009

    In this article the impact, if any, infertility treatments have on the work of midwives is discussed. First, some of the social and ethical issues around assisted fertility treatments are outlined.

  • 20 November, 2008

    This is report of a meeting of The Royal Society of Medicine's Forum on Maternity and the Newborn on 21 February 2008. The sessions were chaired by the forum's president Mr Eugene Oteng-Ntim and Dr Chandrima Biswas, obstetric specialist registrar.

  • 17 November, 2008

    By Monica Healthcare’s clinical specialist Karnie Bhogal and research fellow Indu Asanka Jayawardane

  • 30 October, 2008

    By Glasgow’s Southern General Hospital’s team midwife Christine Lovat.

  • 22 September, 2008

    This paper aims to ascertain whether there is evidence to support the widespread introduction of postnatal clinics by reviewing government policies, looking at the national and local responses to this system and by making use of current best practice in caring for individual patients as...

  • 22 September, 2008

    This article is the first of two, which discuss the important notion of choice within maternity services.

  • 28 August, 2008

    This paper provides an account of some of the findings from a larger study looking at the factors that cause stress to student midwives.

  • 25 July, 2008

    The study addresses the apparent lack of research into socially and culturally sensitive pictorial representations of breastfeeding. It explores the views of pregnant women and new mothers on a range of breast- and bottle-feeding images.

  • 25 July, 2008

    This paper explores the interface between midwifery and education at one London NHS Trust through the experiences of a lecturer practitioner.

  • 22 July, 2008

    This paper will describe a brief overview of the skin and its functions, compare the skin of a full term newborn baby to that of adult skin and will then discuss the current evidence and opinions of experts to support best practice for baby skin care. This information will then assist the...

  • 3 July, 2008

    Midwifery is an ever-changing profession, whose public image may be at variance with the reality of the role. Different approaches and priorities have resulted in midwives practising in very different ways, and with differing philosophies of care

  • 2 July, 2008

    A report of a meeting of the Royal Society of Medicine’s Forum on Maternity and the Newborn. The meeting was chaired by the Forum’s president Mr Eugene Oteng-Ntim and Dr Patricia Livsey, head of the child development department at London’s City University