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Midwifery is a noble profession and midwives provide quality, timely and effective, family-centred care and I want to stress more than anything else that midwifery is an essential part of HMC's healthcare offering.
UNFPA will continue to support midwifery and sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights for all women.
Viv Bennett will continue her public health leadership role as PHE s Director of Nursing and Midwifery and also as the government s principal advisor on public health nursing, in the same way that the Chief Nursing Officer is the government s principal advisor on NHS nursing based in NHS England.
This article arises out of questions about the "legacy" of community midwifery as a social movement.
Research from the 2013 study, “Recent Trends in Out-Of-Hospital Births” by the Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health, shows women are increasingly utilizing midwives for general healthcare as well as care during pregnancy and birth.
Midwifery had--and still has--an articulate advocate in Karen Guilliland, supported by a strong consumer movement and a health minister (Helen Clark presided over the law change) who understood the ideologies driving the desire for autonomous practice.
Nowadays student midwives need no basic nursing qualification before embarking on midwifery training, which was made abundantly clear on a recent television documentary when a student midwife on night duty was unable to carry out a urine test or take a blood pressure reading.
Although midwifery had been practiced throughout history, some with formal training and some without, it was rejected as folk medicine in Canada and the United States in the early 20th century in favour of modern advancements in the medical profession.
To meet the projected shortage of midwives within New Zealand (due to an aging midwifery workforce) (Midwifery Council New Zealand, 2010), the Midwifery Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) has encouraged midwifery schools to increase their graduate numbers (MCNZ, 2010; Pairman, 2009).
Held at Hyatt Grand Hotel in Dubai, the event will review the role of nursing and midwifery profession and will include several sessions for nursing council experts in this field.
Alison Edwards, senior lecturer in Midwifery, said: "For some time there have been reality TV shows about childbirth across all channels, including Desperate Midwives, The Midwives, One Born Every Minute and also fictional programmes including Call The Midwife.
The Skills4Nurses 18th Annual Nursing & Midwifery Recruitment Show takes place next Wednesday at The Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow.
Abu Dhabi: Three women became the first Emiratis to complete a midwifery course, the Corniche Hospital announced in a statement Wednesday.
The Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001 led to the establishment of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in 2002 as the successor of the UK Central Council for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visitors and the four National Boards.