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Elinor Clarke

Senior lecturer (Midwifery), Coventry University

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Midwifery education: Reflecting on the past and changing for the future

Looking back over the past 25 years of midwifery education enables us to learn from old ways of working and the related events that took place, to help plan for a future where the women is at the...

Personal reflection: A midwifery educator's revalidation experience

Revalidation is the formal communication with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) to demonstrate that one has met the standards prescribed for revalidation as a midwife Smart's (2016) top tip for...

Working together to prevent female genital mutilation

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a form of abuse against women and girls (HM Government, 2014) The UN Convention of the Rights of the Child (UNICEF, 1989: 8) states that: ‘Parties shall take all...

Language matters

I have recently joined the editorial board of the British Journal of Midwifery and have been asked to review papers for possible inclusion in the journal. The journal receives a high number of...

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