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Jacqueline Wier

Senior midwifery lecturer, Canterbury Christ Church University

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Improving induction of labour for women through the development of a new pathway

Induction of labour, whereby the onset of labour is stimulated using either pharmacological or mechanical methods, is one of the most common obstetric procedures carried out in the UK (McCarthy and...

Current perceptions of statutory supervision of midwifery: Time for change?

Statutory supervision of midwifery has been part of the regulatory framework for midwives since the Midwives Registration Act in 1902 The aim of this framework is to safeguard women and their babies...

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