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Safeguarding Competency in Preceptorship

In a previous article Gaynor Morrison and Sharon Bunford introduced Safeguarding supervision in midwifery. They take the discussion further, exploring developing competency of safeguarding during preceptorship.  _________________________________________________ This article aims to highlight three main identified tiers of provision of Safeguarding within an Acute NHS Trust to promote cohesion and aid......
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The Midwifery Preceptorship Framework for Scotland – an overview

This week the Maternity and Midwifery Forum’s Scotland Festival took place in Edinburgh. Dr Maria Pollard, Deputy Director NMAHP/Lead Midwife, and Tom McEwan, Head of Programme, NHS Education for Scotland spoke at the festival and in this article they share information on the National Midwifery Preceptorship Framework for Scotland.   _________________________________________________......
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Complex Care in Caseloading: the way forward for ALL pregnancies

Maternity services are under increased debate.  Rethinking methods of delivery, personalisation of care pushing back against increased caesarean sections and increased focus on postnatal care.  Into this mix groups of midwives, of which 121 midwives are an example, are working outside the institutional structures of the NHS to give women......