Consultant Midwife, Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust; Supervisor of Midwives and Senior Lecturer in Midwifery University of Hertfordshire
Education provision for the newborn physical examination as a post-registration module: National survey
In recent years there has been a gradual move towards qualified midwives undertaking the newborn infant physical examination (NIPE) as part of their extended role The reasons behind this have been...
Including the newborn physical examination in the pre-registration midwifery curriculum: National survey
Midwives are responsible for undertaking a preliminary examination of the newborn at birth to ascertain any obvious signs of abnormality and, thereafter, to undertake a daily examination in accordance...
The newborn and infant physical examination (NIPE) is an integral part of child health surveillance in the UK, with current standards recommending all babies have a NIPE performed within 72 hours of...
The findings of the Birthplace Study (Birthplace in England Collaborative Group, 2011) should have resulted in a significant increase in the numbers of low-risk women giving birth either at home or in...
Why choose British Journal of Midwifery?
BJM supports midwives by sharing expertise and advice to help you build confidence, grow professionally and improve care.
Evidence-based best practice