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Jacqui Williams

Interim Senior Midwifery Advisor, Nursing and Midwifery Council

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An exploration of the development of resilience in student midwives

This study aimed to assess the usefulness of the true resilience scale (Wagnild and Young, 1993, updated version from 2015 sent to authors in personal communication from Gail Wagnild) in examining...

An exploration of the development of resilience in student midwives

This longitudinal research study adopted a case study approach with one cohort of participants over the first 18 months of their undergraduate midwifery programme. The aims of the study were to...

From paper to online—the electronic practice webfolio: A reflective account

There are a range of known educational benefits in using a portfolio-type document, including an improvement in student knowledge and understanding, increased self-awareness, and greater engagement in...

A values-based curriculum to support aesthetic ‘ways of knowing’ in an undergraduate midwifery programme

The public enquiry into the failings of the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust (Francis, 2013) found that poor leadership, and a focus on targets rather than people, led to health professionals...

Adding to the midwifery curriculum through internationalisation and promotion of global mobility

Midwifery practice needs to constantly adapt and respond to mutable social, cultural and political factors Considering immigration patterns in England and Wales, the population has become ever more...

Navigating the midwifery undergraduate programme: Is resilience the key?

The midwifery undergraduate programme is challenging; to be successful, student midwives are required to navigate both academic and clinical practice demands To date, little is known about the...

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