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Global Midwifery - celebrating journeys


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An inspirational and engaging one day event for qualified midwifery staff and students. The day will explore midwifery in today's global environment. Using the theme of journeys, the day will consider current contexts for midwifery and maternity care, provided in local settings and across the globe. It will include reflections on professional journeys and engagement, as well as the journeys women take in their quest to receive high quality, respectful midwifery care.

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Course Date

7th June 2017

Places Available

Course Leader

Helen Bedford
Course Description
The key note speaker is Dr Joy Kemp, Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Global Professional Advisor. Other speakers on the day will include:
  • Sue Deakin - midwife and international volunteer
  • Anu Pillay  - Senior Gender Advisor for the United Nations
  • Dr Janaka Jayawickrama - programme leader for MSc International Humanitarian Affairs
  • Representation from the Refugee Council including women volunteers.
The day aims to support learning, professional reflection, engagement and networking in a collaborative environment.
Funded places are available to employees of NHS trusts and primary care staff within Yorkshire and the Humber. We therefore do not charge when you book your place, but will contact you should you not meet the required criteria for a funded place. Non funded places are charged at £100.00, payable in advance.

Please follow the booking process all the way through. You should receive a confirmation email. Please note that your booking is not confirmed until you have received a confirmation email. If you experience a problem during the online booking process please contact Jane Milsom on 01904 321392.

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