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Midwifery

Midwifery

Awarded by Kingston University

Kingston and St George’s has a long standing reputation for educating some of London’s best midwives. Midwifery is based at St George’s, University of London campus in Tooting, and is taught by leaders in the field who regularly contribute to research that continues to shape the care of mother and child before, during and after pregnancy. With over 190 students and 14 academics, our midwifery staff play an important role in shaping the midwives of today and tomorrow.

Courses

Pre-registration midwifery qualification

Post-registration course for continuing personal and professional development

Eligible to be completed on a stand-alone or continuous module-by-module basis within a five year period

Why choose us?

  • The Guardian University Guide ranked Kingston and St George’s as top in London for midwifery in 2015 and 2016
  • 92 per cent of our students in the latest National Student Survey(NSS) were satisfied with the quality of the course
  • The Head of Midwifery, Dr Jayne Marshall is the co-editor of the 16th edition of the best-selling and world renowned textbook for student midwives, medical students and practicing midwives: Myles Textbook for Midwives (2014)
  • Our teaching has an extensive focus on practical skill development, in partnership with local NHS Trusts to ensure you are fully equipped and competent to practice as an autonomous midwife when you register
  • We support students who wish to organise national and international placement opportunities to experience midwifery practice outside of the local area
  • Once you qualify, we offer a variety of workforce development opportunities, so you can design your learning and development to support the most appropriate areas of your work and career
  • Our Academic Mentoring Scheme involves student midwives in their second year undergoing additional training to take on the role as a mentor for first year students. This provides new students with a good support network and allows for a smooth transition to the volume of the workload required within the university and clinical settings.

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Student led Midwifery conference a sell out

Faculty midwifery students organised a hugely successful and well received conference with over 150 people in attendance to celebrate International day of the Midwife on Tuesday 5th May 2015 at Kingston University.

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Dr Jayne Price commended by Prince Harry at the WellChild Awards

Dr Jayne Price, associate professor, Children’s Nursing was presented to Prince Harry at the Well Child Awards at the Hilton at Park Lane in September.

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Dr Jayne Marshall publishes her latest textbook: ‘Myles Textbook for Midwives’

Dr Jayne Marshall Head of Kingston and St George’s School of Midwifery and Child Health is one of two editors cited in the 16th edition of the world’s best-selling midwifery textbook: ‘Myles Textbook for Midwives’. The textbook was published on Friday 30 May 2014 and is currently being sold in 75 countries.

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Midwifery research

Midwifery students

Exploring how student midwives develop the skills needed to support childbirth

Little is known about the thoughts, feelings and experiences of student midwives as they develop the essential skills required to support women in childbirth.

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Midwifery students

How to enhance strategies for mentoring student midwives

In a recent study, Acting Dean Dr Val Collington and lecturer Gina Finnerty aimed to explore some of the strategies used by midwife mentors to pass on essential hands-on skills to students.

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