September 4, 2019

There is a real problem throughout health and social services which is particularly evident in maternity services and that is the issue of care.

Care happens between people and is the response of one person to the needs of another. It must therefore always be appropriat...

March 27, 2019

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

March 6, 2019

The story of Philomena Canning, another in a long line of midwives who have been unjustly disciplined or prosecuted for supporting women in childbirth.

Women are giving birth in British prisons in their cells with no midwife present.

October 31, 2018

Gill Boden reflects on the impact of TV shows such as 'One Born Every Minute'.

October 3, 2018

Review of an important new book looking at the problems we face in maternity care.

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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