By Karen Murray on 04 December 2018
Thank you to those of you who voted in the RCM's consultation of midwives and maternity support workers in Northern Ireland asking whether you would be prepared to take industrial action, up to and including strike action over pay.
By Mary Steen on 23 November 2018
I remember seeing Professor James Walker presenting a lecture in the late 1980s and asking an important question: ‘Why were pregnant women being admitted to the antenatal ward when they could just as easily be seen and treated in an antenatal ...
By Sunita Panda on 23 November 2018
There is limited explanation for the increasing rates of CS globally. Despite having evidence that vaginal birth is safer for most women, and associated with fewer complications compared to CS, many countries continue to have a rising trend ...
By Juliette Astrup on 23 November 2018
Midwifery student drop-out rates can be high, but why do some students fall away? And what interventions could make a difference? The RePAIR report is providing some answers, writes Juliette Astrup.
By Julie Griffiths on 23 November 2018
Before the NMC undertakes a radical overhaul of education standards, it is carrying out a consultation to help determine which up-to-date knowledge, skills and attributes the midwife of the future will need. Midwives speaks to Jacqui Williams, ...