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Digitally enabled perinatal mental health programmes: a Scottish perspective

In Scotland, the ‘Matrix’ (NHS Education for Scotland, 2024) was formally launched on a new digital platform on 1 November 2023. It is designed to support evidence-based practice for the delivery of...

The Scottish Clinical Supervision Model for midwives

The recent removal of statutory supervision for midwives has left maternity care managers with responsibility for ensuring that alternative processes of guidance are introduced to improve the quality...

Giving birth but fearing death: Perceptions and precautions in Scotland in the early modern period

Research into midwives' perceptions of loss in childbearing (Sheen et al, 2015) has shown that midwives who have not experienced the death of a woman in childbirth (maternal death) are unlikely to...

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