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Paul Lewis

Emeritus Professor of Midwifery Bournemouth University

Learning and the capacity to care

As time moves on, there is a tendency to look back, with perhaps mixed emotions, on days past These moments can bring unexpected insights that help us to value what we have and what we have become

What's in a mnemonic?

In response to the article ‘Management of shoulder dystocia using the HELPERR mnemonic’ (2017), BJM, 25(4): 240-244, by Mary Huntley and Janice Dickson Smith, I would like to acknowledge the effort...

Professional indemnity insurance—the making or breaking of midwifery

The issue of professional indemnity insurance (PII) as a condition for practice has been hotly debated over the years Although some professions required its registrants to have indemnity insurance,...

Discourse on dystocia: A much needed professional dialogue

When I first read the recent article in the May issue of BJM on ‘Managing shoulder dystocia: understanding and applying the RCOG guidance’ (Jenkins, 2014), I was immediately engaged and interested in...

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