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Fairy tale midwifery ten years on: facilitating the transition to newly qualified midwife

Seminal work (Kramer, 1974) indicated that newly qualified practitioners experience a reality shock on initiation of first post, which is supported by subsequent literature (Maben and Macleod-Clark,...

Mentor, coach, teacher, role model: what's in a name?

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is seeking to redefinine the standards of proficiency for the future midwife, to ensure that at the point of registration, student midwives can deliver...

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