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Student midwife: Reflecting on second year placement on the Central Delivery Suite

The last blog that I posted for MIDIRS was reflecting on finishing my first year.  I’m now well into my second year and have finished nearly two theory blocks and 6 weeks on placement, the time is flying by.

The Maternity Transformation Programme: Learning from the early adopters and pioneers

A conference will be held to highlight and explore the delivery of The Maternity Transformation Programme, which was formed as part of the Better Births recommendations.

Royal College of Midwives announces new CEO

The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has announced their new CEO, who will take the place of current CEO Cathy Warwick when she retires in August.

Ugandan health centre transformed by University of Salford

A Ugandan health centre, which hadn’t delivered a baby in 16 years, has been transformed by the University of Salford staff and students.

New technology revealed to detect amniotic fluid leakage

New technology to detect amniotic fluid leakage is now available to midwives and maternity support workers.

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Midwives Information and Resource Service (MIDIRS) is a not-for-profit educational charity, providing essential materials to assist midwives with their career development from the very beginning. Since 1985, our MIDIRS Midwifery Digest journal and Reference Database have helped midwives keep up to date with the latest developments in midwifery.

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