Evidence based practice

Embedding evidence-based practice within the pre-registration midwifery curriculum

Research and evidence-based midwifery practice are essential in order to drive the profession forward and deliver safe, effective, women-centred care Evidence-based practice is not a new concept, but...

What does studying research methods have to do with practice? Views of student midwives and nurses

The Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001 created the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), whose primary function is to establish standards of education, training, conduct and performance for nurses and...

Contemporary midwifery practice: Art, science or both?

This article will consider the debate as to whether contemporary midwifery care should be based on policies and guidelines underpinned by systematic review (positivism), or based on evidence derived...

What constitutes good trial evidence?

Evidence-based practice has been the mantra within health settings over the last 2 decades It is a phrase that can be found in the majority of academic texts and assignments of most midwifery students...

Is the evidence on waterbirth watertight?

Waterbirth has been recognised as a clinically effective means to reduce the intensity of pain during normal physiological labour and increase women's satisfaction with their birth experiences...

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  • Evidence-based best practice

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