Midwives from across the Midlands were honoured at the second annual Midlands Maternity & Midwifery Festival Awards this week.

The Awards ceremony took place at the King Power Stadium in Leicester on Tuesday 9th April, the big winners on the day included the Melanie Wildman, Postnatal War Manager, Royal Oldham Hospital; Carmel McCalmont, Director of Midwifery Birmingham and Solihull Local Maternity System, Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Trust; Jayne Marshall, Foundation Professor in Midwifery, University of Leicester; Rebecca Telling, Student Midwife/Newly qualified Midwife, University Hospitals Leicester and the Maternity Team at University Hospitals of Leicester.

The Festival was attended by more than 400 midwives, doulas and healthcare professionals with many hundreds more watching the live stream of the event online with viewing parties taking place throughout the country.

The awards were presented by Conference chair and Midwifery Consultant, Sue Macdonald.

Nominations are now open for our 2019 Northern, Wales & South West and Scotland Festivals – submit yours today!

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