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Nursing Notes & Midwives’ Chronicle, July 1908

This month’s post is taken from the July 1908 issue of Nursing Notes & Midwives’ Chronicle, and has a very strong Suffragette theme.

‘About twenty members started with the Treasurer from the Club to join the Suffrage Procession on the Embankment. 818 more words



As I write this, here is the face looking at me. Cutie pie.

So many stories scroll through my Facebook and Twitter feeds. I cannot possibly read them all. 154 more words


Midwife Mecca: Confessions of an OB/GYN Physician

“I don’t know what to DO with you, so I’m just going to treat you like a resident,” I hear the OB doc say to our newly minted midwife. 746 more words

Medical Theme

New 'duty of candour' rules instruct medics to admit mistakes

New guidelines are being unveiled for doctors, nurses and midwives across the UK on being honest and open with patients when things go wrong.

Known as a “duty of candour”, the guidelines make clear that patients should expect a face-to-face apology. 143 more words


How might we apply Isaac Asimov's "Three Laws of Robotics" to underpin the #NHS?

This week, as usual… my mind has been whirring with a multitude of issues relating to staff well being in the NHS. Except lately I have been trying to look at everything from a different angle. 530 more words


Midwives Rock: Confessions of an OB/GYN Physician

I am an OB/GYN physician and…

I love midwives. In fact, I think MIDWIVES ROCK. Midwives deliver over 50% of the babies in our birth unit. 631 more words

Mumbai Midwifery: An Interview with Lina Duncan

Originally posted on Maternal Matters.

Maternal Matters is so excited to feature British midwife and global citizen, Lina Duncan, who set up Mumbai Midwife – Justlink Health Services India Pvt Ltd, a private midwifery practice, in India. 1,293 more words