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Breakthrough for NHS as hundreds more men study nursing

24/02/2019 Raj Soni 0

Numbers of males – especially school-leavers – wanting to get on college courses are the highest in a decadeThe NHS has seen a significant rise in the number of men applying to be nurses, following a recruitment drive aimed at changing attitudes toward…

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The importance of midwifery units | Letter

14/02/2019 Letters 0

Women’s choice is not the primary factor in declining numbers of midwife-run centres, write 16 experts in midwiferyDespite robust evidence that freestanding midwifery units (birth centres) provide high-quality care, the number of women able to use them…

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Mary Cronk obituary

13/02/2019 Mavis Kirkham 0

My friend and colleague Mary Cronk, who has died aged 86, was a midwife held in high regard by the mothers she cared for. Radical in her approach and compassionate in her practice, she inspired two generations of midwives.As an NHS community midwife, M…