By Gill Walton, RCM Chief Executive on 23 January 2020
This year, there’s going to be a lot of red in my wardrobe – because red is the symbol we are using for World Health Organization-designated International Year of the Midwife.
By Jayne Cardwell Vice-chair, QUB Midwifery Society on 06 November 2019
On 21 October, the Midwifery Society at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) hosted an interdisciplinary event on resilience in health and social care called ‘Bouncing Back’. As vice-chair of the Midwifery Society, I took the lead on organising ...
By Chris Holme on 03 September 2018
Chris Holme looks at how the transatlantic bond in midwifery services was forged on the American frontier, and how maternal mortality rates in the UK and US have diverged since.
By Julie Griffiths on 25 May 2018
In this series showcasing UK midwifery professors Susan Crowther describes her unusual route to professorship, and Julie Jomeen explains how undertaking a small study took her career on a new path.
By Julie Griffiths on 07 March 2018
Continuing the series highlighting UK midwifery professors, Billie Hunter explains how she was encouraged by others to aim higher in her career, and Tracy Humphrey describes why she still sees herself as a midwife first and foremost.
By Julie Griffiths on 24 November 2017
In a new series highlighting UK professors of midwifery, Jayne Marshall explains how research is not the only route to a professorship, and Helen Cheyne reflects on her own unexpected career path.
By Hannah Dahlen on 07 July 2015
I grew up on stories of midwifery in the East End of London. It was probably one of the main reasons I became a midwife and went to the UK to undertake my midwifery training. My mum was a midwife in the East End of London in the 1950s.