Nursing Standard Survey Shows Reduction in the Number of Midwifery Training Places

by Savitha C Muppala on  February 10, 2011 at 7:36 PM General Health News
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Even though there is a great need for more numbers of midwives to provide good service, a recent survey has outlined the significant drop in the number of midwifery training places in England. Nearly six out of ten health authorities are not supporting midwives training for 2011-12
 Nursing Standard Survey Shows Reduction in the Number of Midwifery Training Places
Nursing Standard Survey Shows Reduction in the Number of Midwifery Training Places

Cathy Warwick, general secretary of the Royal College of Midwives, said: "We believe that 4,700 more midwives are needed in England to provide a safe and high-quality service. We have a situation where the numbers of midwives coming in will be falling, along with a big retirement bulge in the next five to 10 years." 

                                           



Source: Medindia

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