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Midwifery care now available at UNC Rex

After an absence of more than a decade, midwifery care is back at UNC Rex Healthcare in Raleigh. Certified nurse-midwife Cassandra Elder now is delivering babies and caring for their moms at the Raleigh hospital, and Capital Area OB/GYN, the practice she ...

Source: WRAL
Published: 20 May 2018

In pictures: Great Midwifery Cake Off

These are external links and will open in a new window Midwives have been flaunting both their artistic and baking skills at the annual Great Midwifery Cake Off competition. Organised by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), the contest celebrates the work ...

Source: BBC
Published: 18 May 2018

Prevea welcomes certified nurse-midwife, expands midwifery care to Menomonie

Prevea Health now offers midwifery care at the Prevea Menomonie Health Center in Menomonie. Prevea Midwifery Care is provided by certified nurse-midwives, Annie Bailey and Karen Johnson. A certified nurse-midwife (CNM) is a licensed health care ...

Source: Chippewa Herald
Published: 20 May 2018

Nursing and Midwifery Council boss quits her £190,000-a-year post just days before publication of review into its handling of Morecombe Bay scandal over deaths of 11 babies

Jackie Smith has announced her intention to stand down from her £190,000-a-year role as chief executive and registrar of the NMC. A review into the NMC's handling of Morecambe Bay midwife cases is due to be published later this week. The organisation is ...

Source: Daily Mail
Published: 14 May 2018

Gender disparity in nursing and midwifery in Jamaica: Time for Action

It is long believed that gender stereotyping and marginalisation are barriers to males opting to study nursing and midwifery globally. What is the situation like for Jamaica in the 21st century? This article will focus mainly on nursing, although the ...

Source: m.jamaicaobserver.com
Published: 08 May 2018

Midwifery watchdog criticised after baby deaths

A damning report has revealed that police evidence of unfit midwives was ignored for years by the watchdog meant to be overseeing their care. The report looked into the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s handling of the scandal, in which 11 babies and one ...

Source: Channel 4 News
Published: 16 May 2018

Furness hospital baby deaths: Midwifery council criticised

Avoidable deaths occurred at a hospital while regulators took too long to act on concerns about midwives, a report has said. Eleven babies and one mother died at Furness General Hospital in Barrow, Cumbria, between 2004 and 2013. A Professional Standards ...

Source: BBC
Published: 16 May 2018

Furness hospital baby deaths: damning report finds midwifery watchdog ignored police concerns

Bereaved families have said lives were "undoubtedly put at risk" when a health regulator ignored information supplied to it by the police about practising midwives. The comments come after a "damning" report was released about the Nursing and Midwifery ...

Source: ITV
Published: 16 May 2018

Morecambe Bay scandal: Midwifery watchdog ‘ignored police information’

Furness Hospital in Barrow, which is at the heart of the Morecambe Bay Investigation (PA) Lives were “undoubtedly put at risk” when a health regulator ignored information supplied to it by the police about practising midwives, bereaved families have said.

Source: Shropshire Star
Published: 16 May 2018

Madison 'Lunch and Learn' speaker to explain midwifery Thursday

MADISON - The public is invited to hear Lisa Lederer as she presents “What is a Midwife? Learn about the Midwifery Profession” as part of the "Lunch and Learn" series at 11:30 a.m. this Thursday, May 17, at Whole Foods Market at 222 Main St. in Madison ...

Source: New Jersey Hills
Published: 15 May 2018

Mt. Pleasant native releases book on midwifery with the Amish

Kim Woodard Osterholzer, A midwife orginally from Mt. Pleasant, has released a book titled “A Midwife in Amish Country: Celebrating God’s Gift of Life,” chronicling her experiences as a midwife-in-training among amish communities. The book is a ...

Source: The Morning Sun
Published: 13 May 2018

Avoidable Deaths Of Mothers And Babies Took Place While Midwifery Watchdog Took Too Long To Act On Complaints

Avoidable deaths of mothers and babies took place at a hospital in Cumbria while a health regulator took too long to act on complaints against midwives, a damning report has concluded. Between 2004 and 2012, major failures in care at Furness General ...

Source: Huffington Post UK
Published: 16 May 2018

England to Jharkhand, sociology to midwifery

Calcutta: She is from Lancashire in north-west England, he is from Bally in Howrah. Lindsay Barnes and Ranjan Ghoshhad met in the Eighties as students at Jawaharlal Nehru University and, fired by a shared idealism and sense of adventure, set up home in a ...

Source: The Telegraph
Published: 14 May 2018

Birthing shift safer for mums and bubs, says nursing and midwifery co-director

NO babies have been born on the side of the road despite the removal of birthing services from Latrobe’s Mersey Community Hospital, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been told. Since November 2016, women from the Devonport area have needed to travel ...

Source: The Mercury
Published: 16 May 2018

Joondalup Health Campus nurse named Graduate Nurse of the Year at WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards

SHE’S an “amazing new talent” according to the Joondalup Health Campus surgeons who work with her. And Amber Murphy’s skill as a registered nurse, just one year out of university, earned her the title of Graduate Nurse of the Year at the WA Nursing ...

Source: Community News
Published: 16 May 2018

Damning report into Nursing and Midwifery Council following Furness General scandal

A damning report says the professional body overseeing midwifery standards at Furness General Hospital must do more to address serious concerns over standards of care. It comes after the deaths of 11 babies and a mother at the hospital. Concerns had been ...

Source: ITV
Published: 16 May 2018

Nursing and Midwifery Council boss steps down days before review

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. Jackie Smith has announced her intention to stand down from her role as chief ...

Source: The Mail
Published: 14 May 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

Safety Bay nurse wins WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence award

SAFETY Bay resident and mental health nurse Amanda Major took home an Excellence in Nursing award on Saturday night at the WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards. The 59-year-old mother of three and first time award winner said she was honoured and ...

Source: Community News
Published: 16 May 2018

Nursing and Midwifery Council boss quits just days before publication of review into its handling of Morecombe Bay scandal over deaths of 11 babies

Jackie Smith has announced her intention to stand down from her role as chief executive and registrar of the NMC. A review into the NMC's handling of Morecambe Bay midwife cases is due to be published later this week. A 2015 inquiry found a 'lethal mix ...

Source: Daily Mail
Published: 14 May 2018

7th World Congress on Midwifery and Women’s Health

ConferenceSeries Ltd is pleased to invite the contributors across the globe to 7th World Congress on Midwifery and Women s Health” to be held during May 14-15, 2018 at Singapore. Midwifery Congress 2018 provides the perfect platform for all the ...

Source: Worcester Mag
Published: 21 May 2018

NHS Western Isles welcomes new midwifery pilot

We value our content and our journalists, so to get full access to all your local news updated 7-days-a-week – PLUS an e-edition of the Oban Times – subscribe today for as little as 56 pence per week. NHS Western Isles has welcomed an initiative that ...

Source: The Oban Times
Published: 19 May 2018

Midwifery staffing changes at hospital to cope with absentees

Staff shortages mean more midwifes will have to be based in the community rather than at Weston General Hospital over the summer.

Source: MSN
Published: 08 May 2018

Royal College of Midwives reveals midwifery course applications have fallen by over a third

Applications for midwifery courses in England have fallen by more than a third in the past five years, according to the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). The group, which represents and lobbies on behalf of British midwives, analysed figures from UCAS and ...

Source: Sky News
Published: 06 Apr 2018

Joy-Anna Duggar's Sister Jill Was There During Difficult Labor — All About Her Midwifery Training

Before being rushed to the hospital for an emergency C-section after discovering her baby was breech, Joy-Anna Duggar was in labor for 20 hours at home — and her older sister Jill, who has trained in midwifery, was right by her side. On Monday, TLC aired ...

Source: People
Published: 22 Mar 2018

NHS: Over 3,000 more midwifery training places offered

More than 3,000 places on midwifery training courses are to be created over the next four years in England as part of plans to meet NHS staffing demands. The government has announced a 25% boost in training places, which it said amounted to the "largest ...

Source: BBC
Published: 25 Mar 2018

Certified nurse-midwifery

Next month, we celebrate National Midwifery Week (Oct. 1-7). While there are different types of midwives in America today, the vast majority are certified nurse-midwives. A certified nurse-midwife is a licensed, independent healthcare provider with ...

Source: The Lima News
Published: 26 Sep 2017

Midwifery clinics adding primary care services

Two midwifery clinics operated by a partnership of Vanderbilt School of Nursing (VUSN) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have begun offering primary care for women, making them one-stop locations for women’s health services. The West End ...

Source: Vanderbilt University News
Published: 26 Oct 2017