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The code

Perceptions of midwives with visible body art: OK or no way?

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Code (NMC, 2015) details the professional standards that midwives must uphold whether their practice involves direct care or when they are in leadership,...

Continuity of carer and application of the Code: how student midwives can be agents of change

It is clear from the literature that there can be many significant advantages to caseload midwifery in terms of health outcomes for women and their babies These advantages include reduced incidence of...

How can universities ‘ASSIST’ student midwives with additional needs to achieve?

In terms of literacy and numeracy, the NMC Standards for Pre-registration Midwifery Education (2009) state that for an applicant to be accepted onto a pre-registration midwifery programme they must be...

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