Uganda experience proves transformative for midwifery students
A four-week trip to Atiak, Uganda led by Yale Nursing ’s Michelle Telfer provided an opportunity for YSN students to understand the full scope of midwifery care. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - October 5, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Foreign nurses who fail English test can still be hired by NHS
Campaigners warn patients may be at increased risk of harm after the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) watered down its requirements (stock image). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Internationally trained professionals joining the NMC register: 1 April 2021 –31 March 2022
Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) - This analysis reveals that the profile of international professionals registered in 2021 –2022 is very different from UK joiners and the register they joined. They’re more likely to be men and they’re much more likely to be ethnically diverse. The NMC is calling on health and care employers to fully support internationally trained professionals into UK practice – and join with U K trained nurses and midwives to create the most inclusive environment possible.AnalysisPress release (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - October 4, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Equality and diversity Workforce and employment Source Type: news

Lesser-known types of violence: helping nurses and midwives to signal and act - Viergever RF, Griffiths P.
Keywords Violence Domestic violence Intimate partner violence Sex offences Workplace violence Child abuse Elder abuse Human trafficking Circumcision, female Shaken baby syndrome Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Ghana: Improve Client Service in Health Delivery - Deputy Health Minister
[GhanaToday] The Deputy Minister for Health (MoH), Mrs Tina Gifty Naa Ayeley Mensah has urged nurses, midwives and health practitioners to improve client and customer care practices. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 30, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Long COVID: A framework for nursing, midwifery, and care staff
This framework supports nurses, midwives and care staff in ensuring care remains at a high standard, as well as demonstrating the significant contribution of this staff group to the long COVID response. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 29, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Can a Telehealth Start-Up Add a Layer of Support to Pregnancy Care?
The goal of Poppy Seed Health is to connect underserved pregnant women to nurses, midwives and doulas who can offer on-demand assistance. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tonya Russell Tags: Pregnancy and Childbirth Mobile Applications Midwives and Doulas Women and Girls Health Insurance and Managed Care Telemedicine Miscarriages Start-ups upstart2022 Source Type: news

Can a Telehealth Start-Up Add Support to Pregnancy Care?
The goal of Poppy Seed Health is to connect underserved pregnant women to nurses, midwives and doulas who can offer on-demand assistance. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tonya Russell Tags: Pregnancy and Childbirth Mobile Applications Midwives and Doulas Women and Girls Health Insurance and Managed Care Telemedicine Miscarriages Start-ups upstart2022 Source Type: news

Midwifery continuity of carer
Essential and immediate actions are set out in our letter of 21 September which also confirms there will no longer be a target date for services to deliver midwifery continuity of carer, with local services supported to develop plans locally. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 26, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The GMC's and NMC's positions on industrial action
Read the General Medical Council and the Nursing and Midwifery Council statements on industrial action. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 23, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

In Lao PDR, midwives provide life-saving and culturally competent care to the country ’s ethnic communities
LONG DISTRICT, Lao People ’s Democratic Republic– “In the past, Akha women gave birth without assistance and did not come to health centres. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - September 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

' Cracking' Technology May Reduce Inhaled N2O During Labor'Cracking' Technology May Reduce Inhaled N2O During Labor
Evidence indicates that the technology reduces levels of nitrus oxide used in pain relief during labor. The findings come from a quality improvement study conducted by anesthetists& midwives in the UK.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Kennedy named interim dean of Yale School of Nursing
Holly Powell Kennedy, an internationally renowned midwifery investigator and educator at Yale School of Nursing, will begin serving as dean on Jan 1. 2023. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - September 16, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

"You can't swim well if there is a weight dragging you down": cross-sectional study of intimate partner violence, sexual assault and child abuse prevalence against Australian nurses, midwives and carers - McLindon E, Diemer K, Kuruppu J, Spiteri-Staines A, Hegarty K.
BACKGROUND: Domestic and family violence (DFV), including intimate partner violence (IPV), sexual assault and child abuse are prevalent health and social issues, often precipitating contact with health services. Nurses, midwives and carers are frontline re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nottingham maternity review to examine 10 years of baby cases
Senior midwife Donna Ockenden is examining failings by maternity services in Nottingham. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news