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Midwives’ experiences caring for asylum-seeking women in the UK: a systematic review

There is copious evidence regarding the experiences of asylum-seeking women accessing maternity care in the UK (Briscoe and Lavender, 2009; Feldman, 2013; Lephard and Haith-Cooper, 2016; McKnight et...

Learning about compassion during midwifery education: exploring student midwives' perspectives

A mixed-methods design was used for this study (Tashakkori and Teddlie, 2003). Mixing positivism and intepretivism by adopting a quantitative approach allowed for scope and scale, while the...

Delivering compassionate care

I was invited to spend a shift on a labour ward in a semi-government/private maternity hospitals in Colombo to observe the health professionals on Monday 8 November 2021. My first impression was of a...

Teaching Compassionate Mind Training to help midwives cope with traumatic clinical incidents

Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) and Compassionate Mind Training (CMT) aim to help people cultivate compassion for self and others. CFT was created to help people respond to self-criticism and shame...

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