Highlights from the Third Annual #BirthTrauma conference #birthtrauma18

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The first week back in January and I am invited by the wonderful becca moore @dr_bjm to share some research thoughts and ideas at the 3rd annual birth trauma study day in London = #birthtrauma18. First of all..thank you for arranging and facilitating this day. It really is growing in strength and popularity year on year as this topic…
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5 career tips for a successful academic application

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This wisdom comes from the 10th annual ‘Life beyond the PhD’ conference (#CLPhD) hosted at Cumberland Lodge. I was lucky enough to win a scholarship to attend and gather a multitude of hints and tips for my academic career…Now I plan to share them here for those who wish to read them… Tip One: Potential…
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The #QualWorld2017 Virtual international conference, hosted by the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology (@theIIQM)

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The #QualWorld2017 virtual international conference, hosted by the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology (IIQM) @theIIQM is the first online conference focused on the subject of qualitative research. I gravitated towards this as something new, exciting and inclusive. Plus, as my new daughter has just been born….a virtual online conference seemed to be the perfect way to…
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What makes a good midwifery manager? Satisfaction vs Dissatisfaction in the workplace

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Reducing stress and fatigue among maternity staff is key to reducing baby deaths and brain injuries during childbirth, according to a detailed new analysis published by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. This ‘each baby counts’ initiative confirms that “Decision-making is more difficult when staff feel stressed or tired”. “This report shows that there is…
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Highlights from the 31st ICM Triennial Congress in Toronto, Canada #ICM2017 #ICMLive

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My vacation is now over following a visit to the 31st International Confederation of Midwives Triennial Congress in Toronto, Canada (ICM). I think we would all agree that this was an emotional occasion, as thousands of midwives came together from all over the world to both celebrate our wonderful profession and share new research, knowledge and…
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Making Birth better: How research shapes practice #bbresearch17

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Indulging in my passion for research, I am today reflecting on my time at #bbresearch17 …an intimate conference made into a delightful day thanks to @researchMWs & @HinchMidwives…More specifically …  @taraApauley  &  @GallyHJ … I personally enjoyed this as a more intimate conference, where deeper conversations could get the brain working on what was really needed in maternity services and health research…Another…
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