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Ghana: 'We Did Not Give Any Admission Quota for Nursing and Midwifery Training Colleges'

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana has denied issuing directives on the 2018/2019 admission quota for the nursing and midwifery training colleges. It has therefore urged the general public to disregard any letter that purport to have originated ...

Source: AllAfrica.com
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Wasatch Midwifery Becomes Utah's First Nationally Accredited Birth Center

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wasatch Midwifery and Wellness is now the very first birth center with national accreditation in Utah. It is the only accredited birth center for over 200 miles. Patients can visit the birth center, use their ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 10 Aug 2018

Nursing and Midwifery Council has not release 2018/19 admission quota

Accra, Aug. 7, GNA – The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana (NMC) on Tuesday said the Council has not released any 2018/2019 admission quota for the NMC Training Colleges. “We therefore entreat the general public to disregard any purported ...

Source: Ghana News Agency
Published: 07 Aug 2018

Nursing and Midwifery Council denies issuing quota directive

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana has asked the public to disregard a letter purporting to give directives on the 2018/2019 admission quota for the Nursing and Midwifery Training Colleges. According to a statement issued by the council in Accra ...

Source: BusinessGhana
Published: 13 Aug 2018

‘Free Surgery on Cleft Lips, Palates’ Begins Today at St. Joseph Catholic Hospital

The surgery program, which is also supported by the Liberia Medical and Dental Council and the Liberia Board of Nursing and Midwifery, will focus mainly on people who are suffering from cleft lips, and palate or splits in the upper lip, the roof of the ...

Source: Liberian Observer
Published: 13 Aug 2018

How media influences image of nursing, midwifery careers

Another is that nurses are uneducated and cannot make rational decisions on the welfare of patients without consulting physicians. It is hard for people to learn about nursing through ‘collective closed-mouth policy’. Nurses need to be advocates of the ...

Source: Daily Nation
Published: 12 Aug 2018

Christian nurse in UK fired after 'giving her patient a Bible' is allowed back to work

After dismissing her, Darent Valley Hospital in southern England reported Sarah to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), questioning her "fitness to practice," Christian Concern, which took up her case said. For nearly two years since, the NMC has held ...

Source: Ecumenical News
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Nursing and Midwifery Council releases list of admission quota for schools

The Nursing and Midwifery Council has released the list of admission quota that is permissible for the various nursing training schools in the country. The move is to ensure that the nursing schools do not admit more than allowed in the 2018/19 academic year.

Source: Starr Fm
Published: 06 Aug 2018

Sales of Forms: St. Philomena School of Midwifery alert the public of activities of fraudsters

The authority of The St. Philomena School of Midwifery, Benin City has alerted the public over the sales of the school admission forms by some suspected fraudsters on the internet with a view to defrauding prospective students. The school made this known ...

Source: Nigerian Observer
Published: 03 Aug 2018

Brand New Midwifery Program Helps Women Through Pregnancy and Beyond

For centuries women have looked to midwives for advice and assistance in childbirth. Today's certified nurse midwives continue this tradition of personal, family–centered care as a highly skilled health profession. Mayo Clinic Health System Mankato has ...

Source: KEYC
Published: 10 Aug 2018

Terrorists Attack Midwifery School In Jalalabad

Two Militants launched an attack against a midwifery school on Saturday in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. According to the BBC, the terrorists attacked with explosives and small arms and engaged in a battle with local security forces that lasted for more than six ...

Source: The Daily Caller
Published: 28 Jul 2018

Midwifery: A rewarding profession

DESPITE the fact that midwives have been around for centuries, for some individuals, they remain an unheralded group of professionals. However, midwife at the Darliston Health Centre in Westmoreland, Sateree Howell, says the profession continues to grow ...

Source: The Jamaica Observer
Published: 10 Jun 2018

We have not released admissions quota – Nursing and Midwifery Council

The Nursing and Midwifery Council has dissociated itself from a statement that suggested that it has released the admission quota for the various nursing training schools in the country. The fake statement had announced numbers of students that are ...

Source: Starr Fm
Published: 09 Aug 2018

US Ambassador Commissions New Lab at National School of Midwifery

The United States Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Maria Brewer has officially cut the ribbon to commission the new Library and Skills Laboratory at the National School of Midwifery on Wednesday May 16, 2018 at the Princess Christian Maternity Hospital in Freetown.

Source: Sierra Express Media
Published: 20 May 2018

Nursing and midwifery

Nurses have many roles: they provide and manage personal care and treatment, work with families and communities, and play a central part in public health and controlling disease and infection. Nurses are often the first and sometimes the only health ...

Source: World Health Organization
Published: 08 Mar 2018

Nursing and midwifery council boss steps down days before review

Jackie Smith has stepped down. Photo: Nursing and Midwifery Council website. The boss of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has stepped down days before a review into the regulator's handling of the Morecambe Bay scandal is due to be published.

Source: ITV
Published: 14 May 2018

Province to Reintroduce Midwifery

Preparations are underway for the reintroduction of midwifery in the province. For centuries, midwives delivered babies in Newfoundland and Labrador, but the practice slowly died out after Confederation. The provincial government is working toward re ...

Source: VOCM News
Published: 28 Jan 2018

Fairfield University Launches Nurse Midwifery Program

From Fairfield University: Fairfield University's Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies is launching a new Doctor of Nursing Practice program in Nurse Midwifery that will begin in the fall of 2017. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 28 Jul 2017

Government Moving Forward on Midwifery Program

The provincial government has recruited a midwifery consultant to work with regional health authorities to formally incorporate midwifery into the public health system. Gisela Becker has practiced midwifery in Germany, the Caribbean and Canada and has ...

Source: VOCM News
Published: 16 May 2017

Nursing and Midwifery Council has not released 2018/19 admission quota

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana (NMC) on Tuesday said the Council has not released any 2018/2019 admission quota for the NMC Training Colleges. “We therefore entreat the general public to disregard any purported admission quota in the media.

Source: BusinessGhana
Published: 09 Aug 2018

Call to promote professional midwifery

The Dean of the Institute of Health Systems Dr. Prashant Mahapatra led speakers at a meeting on Sustainable Development Goals here on Thursday in underscoring the significance of promoting professional midwifery as a measure to promote better maternal health.

Source: thehindu.com
Published: 06 Apr 2017

Learn about midwifery this Medical Monday

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) --Barbara Kirkland and Melody Mast, with Shenandoah Women's HealthCare, speak with WHSV's Bob Grebe about midwifery in 2016: who chooses to go the route of midwifery in childbirth, the history of midwifery, what a midwife does, and ...

Source: WHSV-TV
Published: 06 Sep 2016

State law lets in dozen midwives

The women were originally charged with practicing medicine without a license, a level 5 felony. They pleaded guilty to practicing midwifery without a license, a level 6 felony, and face up to six months in jail when sentenced Aug. 24. Prior to 2013 ...

Source: The Journal Gazette
Published: 12 Aug 2018

Indiana Law Allows For 12 Certified Midwives

Previously, only a registered nurse could practice midwifery, though most of Indiana’s 187 nurse midwives work out of a hospital. Adams County Prosecutor Jeremy Brown says he began looking at the issue after law enforcement expressed worry about injuries ...

Source: WFIU
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Indiana law certifies 12 midwives for home births

Previously, only a registered nurse could practice midwifery, though most of Indiana’s 187 nurse midwives work out of a hospital. Adams County Prosecutor Jeremy Brown says he began looking at the issue after law enforcement expressed worry about injuries ...

Source: FOX59 News
Published: 13 Aug 2018

A reproductive health revolution

When Gonzales was in school at UNM, she met students in her midwifery program who had more knowledge of traditional birthing practices than she did. “My population had no idea of our own rich history,” Gonzales explained. “Although I was raised with ...

Source: Albuquerque Journal
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Regional nurses agree to review of exams managed by CXC

The RNB said it has also developed a five-year Strategic Plan (2018-2023) based on three strategic priorities: nursing and midwifery education, practice, and leadership. It said the Strategic Plan seeks to provide solutions to current challenges related to ...

Source: m.jamaicaobserver.com
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Nigeria: Akeredolu Reverses Self, Adopts Mimiko's Free Health Services for Pregnant Women, Children

Mr Adegbenro noted that the statement government had sought to improve the health sector, and had succeeded in ensuring that the state owned School of Nursing and Midwifery was absorbed by the University of Medical Science, Ondo (UNIMED) into a degree ...

Source: AllAfrica.com
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Women's Excellence in Bladder Control: Now Treating Postpartum Women Who Have Urinary Leakage and Bladder Problems

Additionally, they specialize in menopause, weight control, bladder control, endometriosis, oncology, robotic surgery, and midwifery services. Women's Excellence is committed to staying at the forefront of innovation with cutting edge technologies ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 14 Aug 2018