Maternity & Midwifery Forum

Disproportionate levels of bullying and racism in obstetrics and gynaecology

Paul
Young medics working in obstetrics and gynaecology are more likely to experience bullying and racism, and less likely to receive support than colleagues in other specialisms new data reveals. Reporting on comments made by Charlie Massey, Chief Executive of the GMC at the recent NHS Confederation conference, the Daily Telegraph......

Listening to fathers’ voices – #dadsMHday

Paul
This week we marked International Fathers’ Mental Health Day, an annual event aimed at highlighting the unique mental health strengths and needs that fathers have. According to a recent survey, an alarming 65% of dads admit that having children negatively impacted their mental health, citing the top 5 contributing factors......

Introducing the Global Midwives Hub

Paul
A new global data resource for midwives and maternity services was launched online last week at the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) triennial conference. The Global Midwives Hub is a join venture between the ICM and Direct Relief, a United States humanitarian relief charity, to provide a data source for......