Being a midwife
myself, I still felt part of the Association, even though the name wasn't in there, but I think including the midwives in the title is great.
Midwife shortages have a significant impact on the quality of care and the choices available to women, the report suggests.
REPORT A shortage of midwives can affect the quality of care CAUTION Midwife VIctoria Graham
Department of Education and the professional midwife has evidence of meeting established midwifery competencies that accord with a defined scope of practice corresponding to the components and extent of coursework and supervised clinical education completed, and
Whereas, this definition states that successful completion of a recognized midwifery educational program and acquisition of the applicable legal requirements in the country of practice are essential components for a midwife to be recognized for clinical practice, and
We can never plan for every eventuality - I know one midwife
has been locked in a house and had a dog set on them,' Mrs Rogers explained.
We have skilled and experienced midwifes
on this unit," she said.