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November 12, 2016

IMUK launch midwifery pilot with the University of Greenwich

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 […]


March 24, 2016

Managing Maternity Emergencies Workshop

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

February 26, 2016

Latest Making the Move Dates

In addition to the workshop running on the 30th March, 2 new dates have now been confirmed for later in the year. Liz Nightingale will be running the course near Oxford on the 21st September and 1st December. Look out for details on booking on the IMUK Facebook page.  

February 6, 2016

Zika Virus – Useful Information for Pregnant Women

The Zika virus has featured heavily in the news over the past few of weeks, with the first reported case in Europe coming from Spain at the beginning of February. Although the disease is generally not harmful, it has been linked to problems in pregnancy and birth defects. The World Health Organization (WHO) now reports […]

January 21, 2016

Upcoming Aspiring Midwives Workshops

If you are considering a career in midwifery, these workshops are a great chance to learn about what is involved and get insight from experienced midwives. Sarah Ifill is running 2 sessions in the upcoming months; 26th February and 2nd April. For more information and to book, please follow the link here.

November 8, 2015

2 New Making the Move Workshops

Due to popular demand, there will now be an additional Making the Move workshop running in Oxfordshire. The event will be hosted by Liz Nightingale and will take place on 10th February. For more information and to book please visit the Facebook event. Claire Harbottle will be running a new Making the Move workshop in […]

October 21, 2015

Upcoming Aspiring Midwives Workshop

Independent Midwife Sarah Ifill is running her next Aspiring Midwives workshop on 10th January 2016. The full day workshop is a great opportunity for those considering midwifery as a career. More information on this event and booking form can be found here.

October 18, 2015

Upcoming Making the Move Workshops

The date for the next IMUK Making the Move workshops has been confirmed, and will run in South Oxfordshire on Wednesday 9th December 2015. Full details of the event and how to book can be found on the Facebook event. The following workshop is set to be Wednesday 30th March 2016. More information on this […]

September 14, 2015

IMUK Making the Move Workshop

Last week saw the successful running of the eighth IMUK ‘Making the Move’ Workshop. These workshops, facilitated by Liz Nightingale, are run to inform and educate qualified and student midwives considering becoming independent midwives and starting their own businesses . The day was informal but informative. The session offered the opportunity to meet established independent […]

July 5, 2015

IMUK Workshop ‘Making the Move’

These informal but practical workshops give attendees plenty of time to discuss the joys, challenges and processes of setting up in independent midwifery practice as well as the chance to meet established independent midwives for support and guidance. Aimed at Registered Midwives and student midwives considering setting up in self-employed independent midwifery practice. Wednesday, July […]


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