November 27, 2019

This election may well turn out to be a pivotal moment for the NHS after which privatisation will either become accepted and accelerated or reversed.

November 12, 2019

In the run-up to the general election the future of the NHS is in all of our minds and is one of the most crucial issues

May 8, 2019

What a brilliant, insightful and compelling read. Although much of what I read confirmed what I already suspected, it still shocked and troubled me. Mostly El-Gingihy’s book (2019) resonated with me because I have lived and worked through the era that he explores; from...

March 27, 2019

This blog asks a really important question about putting organisations before people: something which inevitably follow from centralising services.

March 20, 2019

Mary's life's work so clearly encapsulates so much the we want to say about midwifery.

February 27, 2019

So much seems to have been happening recently. On the 5th February I spoke about the politics of midwifery at the London Maternity Festival. Generally, my talk

January 16, 2019

Midwife Helen Shallow reflects on her recent trip to China.

September 26, 2018

Helen Shallow reflects on her week and whether or not remaining ‘positive’ for the sake of midwives and women now constitutes a danger.

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