Welcome to Save Our Midwives

Welcome to Save Our Midwives

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NMC Responses

MP Responses

Independent Midwife Testimonials

Many independent midwives and clients of independent midwives have been writing to the NMC to complain about the recent ruling regarding indemnity insurance - how have they responded? Click here.

We've also been trying to get local MP's to get on the case and help with the fight for choice.. it seems many have not realised what it is we are fighting for. 

Click here for the naughty and nice list of MPs.

There is a misconception to many that independent midwifery is a service for a select few. This is not the case.

Click here to read real stories from real women who have had life changing experiences.

Jackie Smith NMC CEO Interview

Blogs

Improvements and Suggestions

The woman who ultimately made the decision regarding the indemnity insurance was recently interviewed by LBC regarding the situation. Beverley Turner did a great job, Jackie Smith... I'll let you decide, click here to listen.

We've also had some great blogs written in support of our cause, have a read here of the lovely support that is out there.

Always keen to expand on what information is on here to help centralise the information that is important to the cause, any suggestions please use the contact us section.

NMC Responses

Many independent midwives and clients of independent midwives have been writing to the NMC to complain about the recent ruling regarding indemnity insurance - how have they responded? Click here.

MP Responses

We've also been trying to get local MP's to get on the case and help with the fight for choice.. it seems many have not realised what it is we are fighting for. 

Click here for the naughty and nice list of MPs.

Independent Midwife Testimonials

There is a misconception to many that independent midwifery is a service for a select few. This is not the case.

Click here to read real stories from real women who have had life changing experiences.

Jackie Smith NMC CEO Interview

The woman who ultimately made the decision regarding the indemnity insurance was recently interviewed by LBC regarding the situation. Beverley Turner did a great job, Jackie Smith... I'll let you decide, click here to listen.

Blogs

We've also had some great blogs written in support of our cause, have a read here of the lovely support that is out there.

Improvements and Suggestions

Always keen to expand on what information is on here to help centralise the information that is important to the cause, any suggestions please use the contact us section.

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Independent Midwives

Independent Midwives


Independent midwives unable to practice due to NMC declaring their insurance policy, provided through IMUK, as inadequate.  




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Independent Midwives

Independent Midwives


Independent midwives unable to practice due to NMC declaring their insurance policy, provided through IMUK, as inadequate.  




Find out more...


Find out how to get involved and help...


Supervisor of Midwives

Highly experienced and qualified midwives currently fill the role of Supervisor of Midwives (SOM), providing the only pathway currently for women to raise concerns about their care. They provide support to all midwives in maintaining excellent care and would facilitate investigations into any incidents. This role will be abolished on 31st March 2017 with the suggestion that an unspecified and optional supervisory function is carried out by existing managers. 

Supervisor of Midwives

Highly experienced and qualified midwives currently fill the role of Supervisor of Midwives (SOM), providing the only pathway currently for women to raise concerns about their care. They provide support to all midwives in maintaining excellent care and would facilitate investigations into any incidents. This role will be abolished on 31st March 2017 with the suggestion that an unspecified and optional supervisory function is carried out by existing managers. 

Midwifery Representation

The midwifery council is set to be disbanded, also on 31st March 2017 despite 91% of respondents to the consultation wanting to keep it. 

Midwifery Representation

The midwifery council is set to be disbanded, also on 31st March 2017 despite 91% of respondents to the consultation wanting to keep it. 

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