Tag: Midwifery

Healthcare

Rethinking morbidity and mortality review meetings in maternity care

In maternity services, morbidity and mortality (M&M) review meetings play a crucial role in reducing avoidable harm, improving transparency and strengthening clinical governance; both locally and across the healthcare system. The process of M&M review allows clinicians to evaluate and reflect on clinical practice and identify areas for improvement, without blame or individual focus. Over…

21 May 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Healthcare

The role of midwives: Yesterday, today and tomorrow

The role of midwives has evolved dramatically in the last 20 years. President and Vice President of the Australian College of Midwives, Professor Caroline Homer (Professor of Midwifery, University of Technology Sydney) and Dr Michelle Newton (Lecturer, La Trobe University), are able to give us key insights into how the role has changed and its effects on enrolment rate…

13 Mar 2015, by Test Test

Healthcare

Close-Up: Professor Mary Chiarella

Mary Chiarella is Professor of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery at the University of Sydney. Her career spans 40 years both in the United Kingdom and Australia across a variety of nursing and midwifery services. Mary will be delivering a keynote speech at the 6th Annual Obstetric Malpractice Conference, taking place on the 26th and 27th June in…

18 Jun 2014, by Test Test