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New mothers hire private midwives to deliver their babies on the NHS amid claims maternity services are in crisis

A commercial midwifery company now has a contract with ten NHS trusts, with up to 300 women a year using a private midwife during their pregnancy. Meanwhile, in the NHS, one report shows 88 per cent of women never met their midwife before going into labour ...

Source: Daily Mail
Published: 27 Aug 2017

Nursing, midwifery schools defy MoH directive by charging unapproved fees

Some nursing and midwifery training institutions across the country are charging unapproved fees, contrary to the Ministry of Health’s (MoH’s) directive not to do so. Some of the bills stumbled upon by the Daily Graphic showed that those institutions ...

Source: Ghana Web
Published: 25 Aug 2017

Midwifery coalition lobbying province to improve access

Emma Smith is a web writer and radio producer from B.C. who fell in love with the East Coast. She's interested in reporting on rural communities and Indigenous issues. When Amber Tapley went into labour with her first child, she jumped in a car and drove ...

Source: CBC
Published: 22 Aug 2017

Midwives board meets first time

Pease is the citizen member of the board. Pease, who has eight daughters, said she became involved in the midwifery movement after the home birth of her fourth child. Pease said she was elected president of South Dakota Birth Matters in 2007 and started ...

Source: Aberdeen News
Published: 25 Aug 2017

Midwives board holds first meeting

Pease is the citizen member of the board. Pease, who has eight daughters, said she became involved in the midwifery movement after the home birth of her fourth child. Pease said she was elected president of South Dakota Birth Matters in 2007 and started ...

Source: Rapid City Journal
Published: 26 Aug 2017

'Bullying still alive and well' in Walsall Manor midwifery service

Hospital chiefs were threatened with enforcement action by the health regulator over staffing levels and a ‘bullying culture’ within a maternity service, it has emerged. Chiefs at Walsall Healthcare Trust, which runs the Manor Hospital, were threatened ...

Source: Express & Star
Published: 16 Aug 2017

Women's Excellence in Rochester Now Specializing in Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery

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: Benzinga
Published: 26 Aug 2017

Preventable deaths are the inevitable result of the radicalization of midwifery

Bad ideas about childbirth have deadly consequences. That’s the take home message from the shuttering of the UK Campaign for Normal Birth. Midwives promoted process (normal birth) over outcome (healthy babies and mothers) and, inevitably, babies and ...

Source: skepticalob.com
Published: 18 Aug 2017

Midwifery Council Accountant in Western Region embezzles GHC115,882

An Accountant at the Western Regional Office of the Nurses and Midwifery Council has embezzled GH¢115,882.00. Gilbert Kwasi Mensah Addison, who forged pay-in slips to steal the money, told the police he used the money to build a garage, a living room and ...

Source: Ghana Broadcasting Corporation
Published: 17 Aug 2017

The Joys of Soul Midwifery

I am hyper-aware focused on your breath, alert for any change. to be the witness to your journey. I finally sleep next to you. I am so very tired. You pass into the light; and when I awake my life has changed forever. That is the story of my mum’s final ...

Source: deadmaidens.com
Published: 14 Aug 2017

Nursing and Midwifery C’cil staff steals GH¢150k

The Auditor-General’s report has indicted Gilbert Addison, an accountant of the Nursing and Midwifery Council in the Western region, for embezzling over GH¢150, 000 belonging to the State. This was contained in the 2015 Auditor General’s report which ...

Source: starrfmonline.com
Published: 16 Aug 2017

Advocates calling for expansion to Nova Scotia midwifery programs

HALIFAX – Advocates are calling on the government to help expand midwifery programs in the province. They say midwives are being stretched too thin by a lack of funding and resources. Right now, there are three regions in Nova Scotia that have midwifery ...

Source: news957.com
Published: 25 Aug 2017

Government’s commitment to 3-Child policy must be strong

Madam Elizabeth Agbo, Senior Midwifery Officer, Ho Municipal Hospital, said the National Population Council’s (NPC) proposal of a three-child policy would be effective only if government is ready to invest in the programme. She said Family Planning (FP ...

Source: News Ghana
Published: 26 Aug 2017

See List Of Top 20 Nursing and Midwifery Training Colleges In Ghana 2017

There are several nursing and midwifery training colleges in Ghana. These nursing and midwifery training colleges are scattered across the countries.Nursing and midwifery training colleges form part of the tertiary education system in Ghana. For complete ...

Source: Nigeria Today
Published: 25 Aug 2017

Healthcare : Nursing, Midwifery Council set to embark on anti-quackery crusade

In its quest to curb quackery, the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria will soon embark on an operation “show your licence of operation and practice“. Alhaji Farouk Abubakar, the Registrar and Secretary-General of the council, made this known to ...

Source: pulse.ng
Published: 17 Aug 2017

Update on GEP plans for nursing and midwifery

Following its most recent round table meeting, the programme has published a report outlining priorities for embedding genomics into practice Lord Willis recently chaired the second meeting of a working group established by the GEP to consider how genomics ...

Source: www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk
Published: 24 Aug 2017

Shelley Berni and Brianne Hamilton give birth at the roadside in Kent

Helen Bland, the trust’s head of midwifery, said: “On rare occasions deliveries do take place outside of the unit. "As soon as the couple arrived, staff were outside ready and we’re delighted that mother and baby are doing well.” Meanwhile ...

Source: Kent Online
Published: 27 Aug 2017

Area colleges expand opportunities

The new space will allow an expansion of programs. There is a new Nurse Midwifery program and new master’s concentration in informatics nursing both launching in the fall. A federal grant and a $2.5 million gift from the Kanarek Family Foundation allows ...

Source: Connecticut Post
Published: 26 Aug 2017

Nursing and midwifery

Our School of Nursing and Midwifery is one of the largest in Australia. It offers a number of undergraduate and postgraduate nursing courses based on evidence-based practice and reflects current trends in the nursing and midwifery professions. If you have ...

Source: deakin.edu.au
Published: 26 Aug 2017

Grossman: Keeping children healthy relies on three things

I traveled with a midwifery training team to a village clinic. This part of the country has more than its share of maternal and infant deaths. Two midwives from the Baptist Medical Centre did an excellent job of teaching the clinic’s staff, which ...

Source: Durango Herald
Published: 25 Aug 2017

What is midwifery?

The radio was awash with mental health nurses, former nurses and experts commenting on the health service on Monday, following Jeremy Hunt’s announcement that he’s going to find 21,000 more health professionals for the sector, as part of an ...

Source: Nursing Times
Published: 07 Aug 2017

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Source: careersherpa.net
Published: 26 Aug 2017

Five inspirational teenagers celebrated for their volunteering work in The Gambia

Whilst there the group used their hard earned funds to fund three years worth of education for three children – along with helping one young person with their midwifery studies and for funding for one man to work in the local bird sanctuary, which will ...

Source: Wrexham
Published: 27 Aug 2017

Midwifery students irate at RBC after loan program nixed

Students about to enter their first year in Ryerson University’s midwifery program are scrambling to find alternate funding options after the Royal Bank of Canada cancelled a specialized loan program this month. Previously, students could borrow up to $ ...

Source: Toronto Star
Published: 25 Jun 2017

Midwifery is now legal in Alabama. When can midwives start delivering babies?

Yesterday Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law a bill that will allow midwives to attend home births in Alabama for the first time in more than 40 years. After 13 years of lobbying by grassroots organizations, and over the opposition of some of the state's ...

Source: Al.com
Published: 25 May 2017

Investment in midwifery can save millions of lives of women and newborns

Investments in midwifery education and training at agreed international standards can yield – as a study from Bangladesh shows – a 1600% return on investment. "Midwives make enormous contributions to the health of mothers and newborns and the well ...

Source: WHO
Published: 03 Jun 2014

Midwifery Benefits? Improved Outcomes For Moms Who See Midwives, Review Finds

More than 90 percent of births in the U.S. are supervised by doctors, but a growing minority of women rely on midwives to provide their primary care. A new review, published by The Cochrane Library on Tuesday, lends support to that model, finding that ...

Source: HuffPost
Published: 20 Aug 2013