By Stuart Bonar, Public Affairs Advisor on 24 November 2017
For every 100 student midwife places being commissioned in England, the NHS midwifery workforce is increasing by just one single midwife. Read that sentence again, and let it sink in; it is a stark statistic.
By Ramona Rodder on 02 August 2014
Heavy workloads, demanding placements, financial problems… training to be a midwife isn’t all fun and games. So how can students recognise the signs of stress and ensure it doesn’t become overwhelming? Ramona Rodder offers some advice.
By Louise Lawson and Claire Bunyan on 05 July 2013
Mentors play a critical role in preparing the next generation of midwives for safe and competent practice. Louise Lawson and Claire Bunyan explain what is involved in becoming a midwifery mentor.