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Dr Jenny Hall

Midwifery Sector News

Better Births – Five years on

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Better Births Five Year Review
Last week saw the celebratory meeting online to report on the fifth year of progress of the Better Births maternity transformation for England. For those unfamiliar with Better Births, back in 2015 a country-wide consultation process took place to consider how maternity service could be improved after the revelations from......
Midwifery Sector News

Challenging racism across the maternity services

Paul
Challenging Racism
In recent months the circumstances around inequality and race have been at the forefront of our minds. The deaths in the United States of black men at the hands of police has caused huge distress and spawned protests across the world, as images were flashed across the internet. In the......
Midwifery Sector News

COVID-19 lockdown and the emerging impact on pregnancy

Paul
Pregnancy in COVID-19
As I write, the so called “easing of lockdown” is taking place in the UK, following the devastation of the COVID-19 virus outbreak. Over this time researchers and policy makers have worked together to gather data and undertake research to establish how the outbreak has impacted on women who have......
Midwifery Sector News

Sign our petition! A Chief Midwifery Officer for every country

Paul
Following the appointment of Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent OBE as the first Chief Midwifery Officer for England, an international group of midwives are calling on every country to follow suit, including each of the devolved governments in the UK. When announcing the first occupant of the England wide role, NHS chief......
Videos

Risky teaching? Using creative methods to explore professional learning in midwifery education

Paul
Dr Jenny Hall, Independent Midwifery Educator and Researcher gives a presentation discussing “Risky teaching? Using creative methods to explore professional learning in midwifery education” at the International Maternity Expo 2019. Find out more about International Maternity Expo: internationalmaternityexpo.com/...