Theories of work-related stress

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There are many theories of work stress and general stress theories. I have been trying to get my head around just a few, and so I thought I would share them here for future reference on work stress theory. Perhaps these will help you in your job and career?…or perhaps help you as a leader…
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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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Exploring ‘obstetric violence’ and ‘birth rape’

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Recently, the wonderful Ibone Olza (Perinatal Psychiatrist and Childbirth Activist from Childbirth is Ours, Spain) contacted me about her work on obstetric violence, birth rape and professional trauma. After reading her papers and watching her present her work, I was compelled to document and reflect upon some of the issues raised, here. The following points…
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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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