This website is intended for healthcare professionals

Professional

Assessing women with symptoms of threatened preterm labour: a service proposal

Current local guidelines follow the NICE (2015) treat all approach, so there is a low threshold for interventions such as hospital admission, drug administration and in-utero transfer. The proposed...

Rethinking assessment for interprofessional learning during COVID-19: steering a middle course

Assessment is an integral component of teaching and learning with diverse functions and purposes. Its purposes can be distinguished as the ‘assessment of learning’ and ‘assessment for learning’....

The importance of good nutrition during pregnancy: a comparison between the UK and Brazil

Both the UK and Brazil have sizeable populations that mean there is high demand for antenatal and maternal care. A comparison of maternal demographic data from Brazil and the UK is shown in Table 1..

Implementing collaborative learning in practice in a London maternity ward

In 2018, the Department of Health and Social Care (2018) announced plans to expand the numbers of registered midwives working in the NHS. To facilitate this growth, Health Education England (HEE,...

Reflection as creative practice: an exploration of arts-based practice workshops with student midwives

How can midwifery educators embrace these two concepts of art and science and align them for student midwives' training? Prior to midwifery training, I was an arts and drama student, spending much...

Practice-based learning and the impacts of COVID-19: doing it for real?

Practice-based learning is an integral part of many health and social care professional programmes, providing situated and experiential learning opportunities that contribute to meeting the learning...

Future clinical academic midwife

The intention to increase the capacity of nursing, midwifery and allied health professions-led research is clear.

Coaching and mentoring skills: a complement to the professional midwifery advocate role

In March 2021, the A-EQUIP professional midwifery advocate model was adopted by the nursing profession. This came at a time when support was, and still is, essential for nurses across all settings...

Admission to delivery suites: the importance of antenatal education

Brunei is a higher income nation in southeast Asia where approximately two-thirds of its population are of Malay origin (Abdul-Mumin, 2016). It has a population of 459 500 with an estimated 6000...

Academics' experiences of online interprofessional education in response to COVID-19

The NMC (2018b) code sets out expected standards of conduct and behaviour for midwives, nurses and nursing associates. Irrespective of the context of practice or levels of responsibility, all...

Helping midwives support families who require non-therapeutic infant male circumcision

Greater Manchester is an area of England with a diverse ethnic population and it has seen an increase in the number of males born into communities that practice non-therapeutic circumcision over the...

Emergency remote teaching for interprofessional education during COVID-19: student experiences

Recently, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has led many educational providers to adapt to an online delivery mode. The first article in this series (Power et al, 2021) explored definitions of...

Why choose British Journal of Midwifery?

BJM supports midwives by sharing expertise and advice to help you build confidence, grow professionally and improve care.

What's included

  • Evidence-based best practice

  • Peer-reviewed research

  • Practical guidance

  • CPD support

Subscriptions start:

From £12.75 GBP