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 discussed:
1) the need for a midwifery association;
2) how midwives can present a unified voice;
3) provision and evaluation of maternity services to women and their families in Ireland;
4) shaping the future of Irish maternity services;
5) supporting each other;
6) growing as a profession.
To download our full publication summarising the day and the key themes, please click here.