As part of the Maternity Transformation Programme, NHS Digital has been running four digital maternity projects – taking full advantage of technological innovations and the proliferation of smart phones. Maternity care is a key area in which digital services are
Many people with neurodiverse conditions go undiagnosed for many years before learning about their condition and beginning to find their strengths and coping mechanisms. During these years they can self-label (or be labelled by others) as ‘stupid’ and take to
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
As another hectic year draws to a close we have the opportunity to look back and take stock of what has been another record breaking year for Maternity & Midwifery Forum.
We have been lucky enough to travel around the UK
The results of a survey on attitudes towards women at work and sexual harassment in the wake of #MeToo were recently discussed in an article for the Harvard Business Review.
The survey found that 19% of men said they were
“This was never about blame, this was never about a particular doctor getting in trouble… this was about me wanting to understand what had happened to me and to make sure it never happened to another person.”
The Montgomery v Lanarkshire
Intersectionality has been a key buzzword in the worlds of equality and diversity and identity politics for several years now. It can be defined as “the interconnected nature of social categorizations such as race, class, and gender as they apply
On Tuesday 21st January Midwives, Student Midwives and Health Care Practitioners from across London and the South East will gather at the ILEC Conference Centre in Earls Court to attend the London Maternity & Midwifery Festival 2020.
Our largest midwifery gathering of the
One of the UN’s sustainable development goals is for there to be no more than 70 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births across the globe by 2030. While the worldwide maternal mortality rate is falling, it is not falling quickly
“It’s better to get workplace experts and train them in neurodiversity than it is to get neurodiversity experts and train them in workplace coaching.”
Dr Nancy Doyle is the CEO and founder of Genius Within – a social enterprise that provides