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June Pembroke Hajjaj

Consultant midwife, London North West Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK

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Inequalities, safety culture and personalisation

The disparity in outcomes in maternity for black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) women giving birth in the UK has been recognised for some time (Nair et al, 2016; Knight et al, 2018; Mothers and...

Continuity and consultation

Having been an independent midwife for several years of my midwifery career, I, for one, did not have to be convinced of the benefits of Continuity of Carer (CoC) for both mother and midwife The...

Clinical practice: Perineal suturing

It is estimated that 1 000 women per day will experience perineal suturing following vaginal birth in the UK alone (Kettle et al, 2010) The aim of suturing perineal trauma is to achieve haemostasis,...

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