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The NHS England commissioned National Maternity Review has published its recommendations as to how maternity services should change over the next five years. Independent midwife and IMUK Chair Jacqui Tomkins explains what they could mean for independent midwives and the women they care for. There’s been a predictably mixed reaction to the recommendations of the […]
IMUK Chair Jacqui Tomkins on the NMC’s decision to remove supervision from legal framework. Discussions starting with “Supervision is living on borrowed time” have been peppering my consciousness for some several years. So the announcement last week, from the Kings Fund, that the recommendation to the NMC was to remove supervision as a statutory requirement for midwives […]