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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 […]
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 […]
Jacqui Tomkins, Chair of IMUK, looks to the future of independent midwifery in this month’s edition of the British Journal of Midwifery. You can read the full article here. Many thanks to the British Journal of Midwifery for allowing us to republish here. More information on this month’s edition is available on their website here.
Mariamni Plested considers whether artificial oxytocin augmentation and behavioural effects in this month’s edition of Essentially MIDIRS (with thanks to Essentially MIDIRS for allowing us to publish here).
IMUK ‘Making the Move’ workshops are aimed at registered midwives and student midwives who are considering self-employed independent midwifery practice. 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 […]
Independent midwives UK (IMUK), the national members’ organization for self-employed midwives, today introduced a new website and brand identity, reflecting their values as independent practitioners and renewing their commitment to lead the way for the UK in excellence in maternity provision. NICE guidelines updated last week confirm midwife-led care as the safest option for many […]
Despite the benefits of continuity of care, 75% of women still give birth with strangers. Click here to read Milli Hill’s article for Best Magazine recommending our members as an alternative and calling us – wait for it – ‘a little army of unique and emotionally intelligent women who are experts in normal birth’ – […]
IMUK’s Chair / BJM Midwife of the Year Jacqui Tomkins will be taking part in a live Q&A with student midwives at 7.30pm on Thursday 22nd January on the SMNET website. To ask questions or join the session on the night, click here. We hope you can join us!