MAI Covid-19 Submission

MAI Submission to HSE re: Covid-19

DOWNLOAD PDF Midwifery Association of Ireland (MAI) Coronavirus – COVID 19 (March 2020) The MAI acknowledges the fluid and developing situation facing the health service in respect of Coronavirus and Covid 19. Therefore, we respectfully offer the following proposals to the HSE decision makers re Maternity Services for antenatal and post-natal care. These proposals are … Read moreMAI Submission to HSE re: Covid-19

MAI Submission to NMBI Consultation on the Draft Standards & Requirements for Education Programmes for Nurses & Midwives with Prescriptive Authority

DOWNLOAD PDF MAI Submission to NMBI Consultation on the 2019 NMBI Draft Standards & Requirements for Education Programmes for Nurses & Midwives with Prescriptive Authority The document mentions the ‘discipline’ of midwifery. Midwifery is not a discipline or branch of Nursing, rather it is a ‘profession’ separate to nursing as confirmed by the Nurses and … Read moreMAI Submission to NMBI Consultation on the Draft Standards & Requirements for Education Programmes for Nurses & Midwives with Prescriptive Authority

MAI Review of National Clinical Guideline for Intrapartum Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring

MAI Review of National Clinical Guideline for Intrapartum Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring

Date: 10th October 2019 MAI Review of National Clinical Guideline for Intrapartum Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring DOWNLOAD PDF Overview The Midwives Association of Ireland (MAI) have been contacted by members since mid to late August 2019 with concerns relating to the HSE Guideline for Intrapartum Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring. The MAI has serious and considered … Read moreMAI Review of National Clinical Guideline for Intrapartum Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring

NMBI Submission

MAI response to call for submissions by the NMBI in respect of Section 40 of the Nurses and Midwife Act which covers indemnity insurance

DOWNLOAD PDF Introduction:The Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI), which is the Irish regulatory body, has recently been requested by the Health Service Executive (HSE) to make rules on statutory Clinical Indemnity Insurance (CII) for its registrants. Section 40 (1) of the Nurses and Midwives Act 2011 (the Act) states that “No person shall, … Read moreMAI response to call for submissions by the NMBI in respect of Section 40 of the Nurses and Midwife Act which covers indemnity insurance

MAI Response to Laura Kennedy’s Irish Times Article Critiquing the Natural Childbirth Movement

The following letter to the editor was in response to Laura Kennedy’s article critiquing the natural childbirth movement was published in the Irish Times on Monday. Click here to download a PDF copy. The Midwifery Association of Ireland’s response to Laura Kennedy article critiquing the Natural Childbirth Movement The Midwifery Association of Ireland (MAI) would … Read moreMAI Response to Laura Kennedy’s Irish Times Article Critiquing the Natural Childbirth Movement

INMO Members Action

INMO Member Action

  The INMO is holding a national meeting about the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Bill 2018, with specific regard to services relating to the termination of pregnancy. It is crucial that MAI members who are in the INMO make every effort to attend. We must see that pro-choice midwives and student midwives are represented, and ensure … Read moreINMO Member Action

Midwifery in Ireland: Opening the dialogue for a unified voice

Summary of Proceedings: “Midwifery in Ireland: Opening a dialogue for a unified voice”

  On Friday 29th June 2018, a forum was hosted by the Midwives Association of Ireland (MAI) titled ‘Midwifery in Ireland: Opening the Dialogue for a Unified Voice’. It was held at the Elbow Room in Smithfield, Dublin 7, the forum was attended by over 40 midwives and student midwives from around the country. They … Read moreSummary of Proceedings: “Midwifery in Ireland: Opening a dialogue for a unified voice”