keep up to date
New Malden Education Centre is running 2 workshops on Managing Maternity Emergencies in the Pre-Hospital Setting. The 2 sessions will run on Wednesday 20th April 2016 from 9-12pm and 2-5pm. For more information, and to confirm a booking please email
From 1st April 2016 the rubella screening programme for pregnant woman is ending in England. The rationale to end screening for rubella susceptibility includes: rubella infection in the UK is at a level defined as eliminated by the World Health Organisation screening for rubella susceptibility in pregnancy does not give any protection to the unborn […]
IMUK are delighted to announce that Independent Midwives have secured a cost cap on challenging the NMC ruling preventing IMUK members from working and offering support and care to women and their families. Mr Justice Ouseley – a very senior High Court judge agreed that the case was of public interest, was arguable, was suitable […]
Following the tragic news story about parents in El Salavdor being given the wrong baby by the hospital, IMUK’s Virginia Howes was interviewed by BBC Radio 2. She discussed the importance of mother and baby not being separated at any time after birth, both so they can spend important time bonding, and also to ensure no babies […]
Following discussion and speculation on social media and elsewhere we would like to confirm that there are some alternative forms of insurance available to independent midwives (IMs). This is very positive news and means that a good number of IMs can support women and families through birth. Please check on FIND A MIDWIFE and […]
Making The Move workshops are run by established Independent Midwives (IMs) who are self-employed members of IMUK (Independent Midwives UK). We are dedicated and passionate about providing excellence in maternity care. Check out our main website for more info and the latest updates on Independent Midwifery in the UK. Some feedback comments from Midwives who […]
Independent midwives UK (IMUK) today announced the launch of a pilot scheme in conjunction with the University of Greenwich which will see second year midwifery students gain experience of caseloading alongside an independent midwife. Following the application process, six students have been selected for the pilot and will spend 190 hours over a period of […]
Midwives – Simply The Best: IMUK 2016 National Conference IMUK is hugely excited to announce our first National Conference! The event will take place on Saturday 12th November 2016 at Eastwood Hall in Nottinghamshire. Confirmed Speakers Include: Peggy Vincent – Author of “Baby Catcher” Elizabeth Prochaska – Founder of Birthrights Beverly Turner – Radio […]
Lansinoh, the leading brand for medical grade lanolin nipple cream, are concerned about potential confusion for nursing mothers regarding the recent launch of a nipple cream using very similar packaging to their well known purple box and tube. As most mothers who have benefitted from using award winning HPA Lansinoh will tell you their product […]
At last week’s MaMa awards, IMUK picked up the award for best service provider! We are hugely proud of the service our members provide and the quality of care they give, so this accolade means a great deal to us, particularly in light of our current situation. Board Member’s Heather Berry and Kay Hardy […]