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Bradford's Midwifery Society has been shortlisted for the Student Midwife Award

Published: Wed 7 Jan 2015

The University of Bradford's Midwifery Society has been shortlisted for the Student Midwife Award

The Student Midwife Award from the Royal College of Midwives showcases the very best in innovation and evidence-based projects and applauds excellence in midwifery.

The Bradford society was created during the summer of 2014, its founding members are Abbie Milnes - President, Gemma Sykes – Publicity and Marketing, Kate Redmond-Mortimer – Charity Ambassador, Rosie Turner – Secretary and Treasurer and Catherine Wheatley- Liaison Officer, all are 2nd year student midwives at the University of Bradford. 

Abbie Milnes said: “The Society was established to support and unite midwifery students and professionals, and create a dynamic and energetic forum for shared learning and development. 

“The impact of the society continues to grow in momentum, creating a global village that empowers individuals.  This strength and passion leads to greater advocacy for women; best practice and informed choice; commitment and compassionate care for all.”

The society has created inspirational study days and has taken part in national events that enhance knowledge, promote excellence and encourage diversity. It has facilitated events that are of interest to current students and midwives. 

The society have two events coming up, ‘Keeping high risk birth ‘normal’’ on December 17 and ‘The Roar Behind The Silence’ book launch on 18 March 2015. 

The Award ceremony will take place on March 3.

Further information about the society and future events can be found at http://uobmidwiferysociet.wix.com/uobmidwiferysociety or by liking UoB Midwifery Society on Facebook

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