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MIDWIFE, med. jur. A woman who practices midwifery; a woman who pursues the business of an account.
     2. A midwife is required to perform the business she undertakes with proper skill, and if she be guilty of any mala praxis, (q.v.) she is liable to an action or an indictment for the misdemeanor. Vide Vin. Ab. Physician; Com. Dig. Physician; 8 East, R. 348; 2 Wils. R. 359; 4 C. & P. 398; S. C. 19 E. C. L. R. 440; 4 C. & P. 407, n. a; 1 Chit. Pr. 43; 2 Russ. Cr. 288.

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The NHS Lanarkshire midwifery team has demonstrated innovation and excellence in a number of key areas; they have also been a leading light in the Scottish Patient Safety Programme's Maternity and Child Quality Improvement Collaborative.
Federation (ACT) Branch Midwifery Federation (NSW) Branch
Ms Robison said: Nurses have a vital role to play in achieving our vision for health and social care in Scotland and are at the heart of our NHS it is important that we continue to maximise the opportunities to pursue careers in nursing and midwifery.
The college and the ministry agree that any new funding model will support equitable, high quality midwifery care, that was available, accessible, acceptable and free to women.
Proceeds from the calendar, Midwifery - Through the Ages, will go to the Southport and Ormskirk Maternity Bereavement Fund.
Critique: Exceptionally well written, organized and presented, "Aromatherapy in Midwifery Practice" is thoroughly 'reader friendly' in tone, content and commentary.
The goal of the summit is to disseminate recommendations and develop a sustainable network to support nursing and midwifery clinical research with a mentorship component.
Amman, July 27 (Petra)--Health Minister Mahmoud Al Sheyyab said that the Nursing and Midwifery Specialization and Professional Career Ladder Bylaw, which was issued on June 30th, is a step to strengthen the nursing and midwifery profession.
She is responsible for coordinating the implementation of the Strategic Directions on Strengthening Nursing and Midwifery Services.
While very highly recommended for community, college, and university library Health/Medicine collections, it should be noted for the personal reading lists of aspiring candidates for nursing school or midwifery programs that "Launching Your Career in Nursing and Midwifery: A Practical Guide" is also available in a Kindle edition ($15.
Objective: To determine whether continuing midwifery care has more benefits than standard maternity care in vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).
She assured that the ministry will be ready to provide any technical guidance regarding the strengthening of nursing and midwifery education and related manpower planning in Pakistan.