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Top five reasons why midwives stay in the job

Five factors are cited as crucial for midwives’ job satisfaction. They include possibilities for development, role conflict resolution, and burnout avoidance, as a University of Gothenburg study shows. The study


New research on midwives’ work environment

Midwives report a considerably worse work environment, from several aspects, than people on the Swedish labor market in general. A stressfully high work pace, high emotional demands and low influence


23-24 March 2022, RCM education and research conference 2022; Coventry

This exciting annual conference organised by the RCM is aimed at all those involved or interested in midwifery education and research. Education key themes We are interested to hear from


The Institute of Psychosexual Medicine to welcome midwives as members for the first time

The Institute of Psychosexual Medicine (IPM) recently voted to change its constitution to allow midwives and other health professionals to sit its membership level examination, entitling them to run specialist


Regulator signals cautious optimism as register of nursing and midwifery professionals continues to grow but pressures remain

Over 15,000 more nurses, midwives and nursing associates are now registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) compared to March 2020. However, the rate of growth has slowed and


NMC reflects on extraordinary time one year on from the first Covid-19 national lockdown

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has launched a week of reflections on the year of Covid-19 – highlighting and celebrating the achievements of nurses, midwives, nursing associates and nursing


Midwife, Emily, wins £2,500 Pure Foundation Fund for exceptional care and support for expectant mothers during the COVID health crisis

A whole host of healthcare professionals are involved in the pregnancy, birth and post-natal journey, – from midwives, doctors, nurses and surgeons to anaesthetists, obstetricians, neonatal professionals and health visitors. These


Record numbers of registered nursing and midwifery professionals but potential stormy waters ahead, warns NMC

Around 18,000 more nurses, midwives and nursing associates – the largest ever annual increase – are now on the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) permanent register to work in the


Masks for maternity

London Metropolitan University staff have sewn and donated hundreds of face masks to maternity wards in London, where midwives, obstetricians and cleaners are lacking protective gear as a result of


NMC Covid-19 emergency register goes live with more than 7,000 former nurses and midwives ready to support health and social care services across the UK

More than 7,000 former nurses and midwives across all four countries of the UK are now on the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) Covid-19 temporary register and ready to support