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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 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 15, 2015

Iolanthe Midwifery Annual Awards 2015

Congratulations to Independent Midwife Sharyn Lock of Yorkshire Storks Independent Midwifery Practice, for being awarded an Iolanthe Midwifery Trust Award. She is off to go and investigate how to support midwifery-led normal birth in Gaza. You can read about all this years winners on the Midirs website.


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 […]

August 16, 2015

IMUK Blog Post Makes News

An open letter written to Alex Dyke on the IMUK blog has made the news after being widely shared on social media. Yesterday the Mirror Online picked up on the story and wrote an article that included an interview with the author . Since being posted on the Mirror’s website (here) it has received over 600 […]

March 3, 2015

Carole Goddard wins Gentle Parenting’s ‘UK’s Most Nurturing Health Professional’ award

IMUK member Carole Goddard has been awarded as the ‘UK’s Most Nurturing Health Professional’ by Gentle Parenting in a virtual awards ceremony last night. This award is sponsored by Weleda and honours a very special individual working within the healthcare and lactation field who has gone that extra mile to provide support and upheld the […]


February 28, 2015

Independent midwives shortlisted for British Journal of Midwifery Awards 2015

IMUK are very proud to announce that three of our members have been shortlisted for the prestigious British Journal of Midwifery (BJM) awards 2015. Angela Horler of North Surrey Midwives and Erika Thompson of Wessex Independent Midwives & Salisbury NHS Trust are both shortlisted in the Community Midwife of the Year category. This category highlights […]


January 12, 2015

The Sun – I’ve delivered all 6 of my grandchildren

‘Supernan’ Independent midwife and IMUK board member Virginia Howes appears in The Sun after catching her sixth grandchild on bonfire night!


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