Maternity & Midwifery Forum

Conversations around race, racism and ’unconscious bias’

There have been a number of reports over the past year pointing to poor outcomes for black and brown women during pregnancy and childbirth. Benash Nazmeen, Specialist cultural liaison midwife and Illyin Morrison, founder of Mixing up motherhood, discuss the race, rhetoric and “unconscious bias” across maternity services. They explore......

Featured ‘Another Listen’ : Demands for respectful care across global maternity services

Kay King, Executive Director for the White Ribbon Alliance in the UK, highlights the work of the global “What Women Want Campaign” and points to the in depth “Another Listen” report. This gives insightful responses of women’s expectations for humanised and respectful care across the world. In the most recent......

LIVE STREAM: Northern Maternity & Midwifery Festival 2021

  Welcome to the Northern Maternity & Midwifery Online Festival 2021! The Northern Maternity and Midwifery Festival 2021 will be live streamed on this page on Tuesday 29th June 2021. A day of leadership, education and clinical updates to keep you abreast of the latest developments and innovations in maternity......