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It’s time to get equality in vaccinations

Debra
It’s time to get equality in vaccinations
As the summer months progress here in the UK, there continue to be reverberations in the press and on social media about COVID-19 and vaccines. Writing today, rates continue to rise, with another 230,800 testing positive within the last week. The vaccination rate for the adult population has 88% for......
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What We Need to Thrive?

Paul
In 2011, one of the Society of African and Caribbean Midwives (SoAC) leaders embarked on the journey of becoming a Mary Seacole Leadership. In the words of Martin Luther King Jr ‘Take the first step. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.’ Embarking on......
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......