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Weathering the storm

on 13 March 2012 The birth rate is sky-high and resource planning is struggling to cope. Midwives talks to Dr Rod Jones about his future forecast and asks why the dark clouds weren’t spotted looming on the horizon.
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The road was never going to be easy

By Sarah Jennings on 11 September 2010 After three years of study and training at the University of Chester coupled with relocation, direct-entry midwife Sarah Jennings finds herself employed in a consultant-led unit. Here she describes the highs and lows of university life, ...
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Strengthening midwifery leadership

on 13 June 2008 Strong leadership within midwifery is vital if challenges facing the profession are to be met. However, as Jo Coggins explains, there are a number of barriers that must be overcome in order to improve this and support the commitment to woman-centred ...
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The role of the midwife: time for a review

By Denis Walsh and Mary Steen on 04 June 2008 Reader in midwifery Denis Walsh and research fellow in midwifery Mary Steen at the University of Central Lancashire and the RCM examine both the current situation of impersonalised midwifery and the ideal of combining holistic care with evidence-based ...
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Who wants to be a consultant midwife?

By Sally Price on 04 June 2008 When the post of consultant midwife was introduced, Sally Price certainly felt it was one for her. She explains how she feels well-placed to fulfill the key requirements of the role and improve joint agency-working.
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