By Joanne Cull et al on 21 June 2022
There is a robust body of evidence, accumulated over the decades, which shows that limited English proficiency is a key factor associated with poorer maternal and neonatal outcomes. Our work as midwives and researchers has led us to believe ...
By Sally Pezaro, Karen Maher on 29 June 2021
In health care professionals, substance use becomes problematic when impairment impacts upon performance, relationships, attendance, reliability, and the quality and safety of care given (Fan et al 2016).
on 23 June 2021
The Wellbeing of Women (WoW) Awards , in partnership with the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), is now accepting applications for the 2021 WoW-RCM Entry-level Research Scholarships for 2021.
on 16 June 2021
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Nursing and Midwifery Incubator has launched a virtual advisory service, in partnership with the NIHR Research Design Service (RDS), to support nurses and midwives to start and advance their ...
By Hannah Alice King on 26 May 2021
There have been huge developments in terms of improving maternity services which have fortunately reduced maternal and neonatal mortality over the past 10 years, despite increasingly complex patients giving birth and being born in the UK ...
By Patricia Gillen, Paula McFadden
As lockdown is slowly getting lifted and restrictions begin to ease across the United Kingdom, it is important that our health and social care workforce are fully supported and have access to appropriate services and resources.
By Student Midwife Enitan Taiwo on 06 May 2021
Research forms the basis of evidence-based practice and it is important that within midwifery we continue to question why things are done the way they are in order to improve upon current standards.
on 22 April 2021
It’s hard to ignore the outstanding impact women have made to medicine, pushing the boundaries in health and social care, politics, society, medicine and of course midwifery, labour and birth.
on 21 April 2021
This study aimed to understand the routes by which nurses, midwives and allied health professionals (NMAHPs) pursue and sustain a research career and the enablers and barriers to career progression.
By Kayleigh Darling
I am a midwife and the following is a reflection of my personal journey in a decade of midwifery, and growing understanding of the ways in which we can begin to recognise, understand and support frontline staff.
By Burns ES, Duff M, Leggett J, et al, Women and Birth, 22 October 2020, online ahead of print. on 22 March 2021
This study aimed to evaluate student experience of Interprofessional Simulation-Based Learning workshops focused on emergency scenarios with midwifery and medical students.