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18 January 2022, London Maternity & Midwifery Festival 2022; London

The festival is free of charge to all practising maternity and midwifery professionals and student midwives. The festival box set learning and revalidation tool of over 10 hours of professional


International Day of the Midwife: Bringing lives into the world during a pandemic

Life as a midwife has looked rather different since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020, but the job at hand has remained the same during this time


Women could conceive after ovarian tumours

Women receiving fertility-sparing surgery for treatment of borderline ovarian tumours were able to have children, a study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in Fertility & Sterility shows. Natural fertility was preserved


How working through the pandemic left midwifery student ‘ready for anything’

Second-year midwifery student Marie Layne reflects on her placement, which took place during the pandemic. Marie took a long time to decide whether to opt-in to her midwifery placement at the University


NMC sets out plans to move towards a ‘new normal’

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has proposed a series of changes to help support nursing and midwifery students and professionals as the UK cautiously transitions to a new phase


Improvements in care could make birth in midwifery-led settings even safer

An investigation into deaths of babies in births planned in midwifery-led settings has found that improvements in care may have made a difference to the outcome in 75% of the


University duo honoured for work to help develop midwifery services in India

Two midwifery staff members at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have scooped a national award in recognition of their pioneering work to help develop and strengthen midwifery services in


New WHO tool helps countries plan for a strengthened midwifery workforce

The World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe) has published a new tool to help countries develop an educated and skilled midwifery workforce. The Midwifery Assessment Tool for Education


Joint nursing and midwifery leaders’ statements on expanding the health and care workforce in the COVID-19 pandemic

Nursing and midwifery leaders across the UK have set out clear actions in response to the recent announcement to make sure as many people with the right skills and knowledge can contribute to the


Improved access to Midwifery Units is urgently needed, says new study

A high number of pregnant women in England cannot access the maternity care most appropriate for them, according to a new study, which could be costing the NHS millions of