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We are getting a lot of enquires from people asking us how best to support IMUK and its members during this difficult time. The simplest thing you can do is to Join IMUK as a friend. This is very simple to do, simply go to our Join IMUK page which can be found HERE, fill […]
Our professional regulator the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) have issued a decision that the indemnity cover that our members rely on is not appropriate. The implication of that decision is that currently our members may no longer provide the midwifery care that their clients want and are unable to support them through labour and […]
Independent midwives UK (IMUK) today announced the launch of a pilot scheme in conjunction with the University of Greenwich which will see second year midwifery students gain experience of caseloading alongside an independent midwife. Following the application process, six students have been selected for the pilot and will spend 190 hours over a period of […]
Following the tragic news story about parents in El Salavdor being given the wrong baby by the hospital, IMUK’s Virginia Howes was interviewed by BBC Radio 2. She discussed the importance of mother and baby not being separated at any time after birth, both so they can spend important time bonding, and also to ensure no babies […]
Midwives – Simply The Best: IMUK 2016 National Conference IMUK is hugely excited to announce our first National Conference! The event will take place on Saturday 12th November 2016 at Eastwood Hall in Nottinghamshire. Confirmed Speakers Include: Peggy Vincent – Author of “Baby Catcher” Elizabeth Prochaska – Founder of Birthrights Beverly Turner – Radio […]
A huge congratulations to Deborah Neiger of Yorkshire Storks Midwifery Practice who has been awarded “Most Nurturing Health Professional” at the Gentle Parenting Awards! The Gentle Parenting Awards state that “this very special award is to honour a very special individual working within the healthcare and lactation field who has gone that extra mile to […]
Earlier this week IMUK were invited by Nalla Design to attended Transform Magazine’s European Design Awards. Nalla had been nominated for two awards for their amazing work on our re-brand and new website. The Transform Magazine website states: “The Transform Awards Europe has honoured brand development and rebranding projects for the past seven years. From big […]
New Malden Education Centre is running 2 workshops on Managing Maternity Emergencies in the Pre-Hospital Setting. The 2 sessions will run on Wednesday 20th April 2016 from 9-12pm and 2-5pm. For more information, and to confirm a booking please email firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition to the workshop running on the 30th March, 2 new dates have now been confirmed for later in the year. Liz Nightingale will be running the course near Oxford on the 21st September and 1st December. Look out for details on booking on the IMUK Facebook page.