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PII Launch
17th July 2014
PRESS RELEASE INDEPENDENT MIDWIVES UK LAUNCH PROFESSIONAL INDEMNITY INSURANCE SCHEME FOR RELEASE 1200 17TH JULY 2014 Independent midwives UK (IMUK) are pleased to announce resolution of the ... read more »

Midwives dismayed at 'wasted' millions
8th April 2014
Independent Midwives UK says it is dismayed that the Government is wasting its maternity services budget on training, instead of giving NHS midwives a 1% pay rise and supporting IMUK’s ... read more »

PM goes back on his word
18th March 2014
Government’s new EU Directive to cost the NHS £13 million, as Prime Minister goes back on his word to save Independent Midwives Independent Midwives abandoned as new EU Directive requires all ... read more »

Response to The Independent article: A new approach to post-natal care: Mothers' helpers
3rd December 2013
Response to The Independent article: A new approach to post-natal care: Mothers' helpers 27th NOVEMBER 2013: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Independent Midwives UK, (IM UK) are concerned that incorrect ... read more »

Independent Midwives UK go from strength to strength
3rd December 2013
Independent Midwives UK (IM UK) go from strength to strength 3rd December 2013: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In anticipation of securing financial help from the Government to implement their insurance ... read more »

DEVON MIDWIFE’S NAME CLEARED
3rd December 2013
15th November 2013: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DEVON MIDWIFE’S NAME CLEARED AS 6 YEAR ORDEAL AT HANDS OF ‘FLAWED’ NMC PANEL COMES TO AN END. The 6-year ordeal of Independent Midwife Julia ... read more »

1/4 of all midwives consider quitting; IM UK response
21st November 2013
Independent midwives UK responds to RCM survey highlighting ‘A quarter of all midwives would consider quitting profession in next 12 months’. 11th NOVEMBER 2013: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ... read more »

Health Minister failing self employed midwives
13th November 2013
HEALTH MINISTER DAN POULTER PLEDGES TO INCREASE NUMBERS OF MIDWIVES AT RCM CONFERENCE TODAY WHILST FAILING TO PREVENT ALL OF THE UK’S SELF-EMPLOYED PRACTITIONERS FROM BEING OUTLAWED AFTER ... read more »

NHS Maternity in Crisis the situation will get worse
10th November 2013
• Continuity of care is the answer to reduce claims in maternity litigation • Independent Midwives provide gold standard continuity in childbirth • Savings proven for NHS budget • The ... read more »

Campaign Update 18th October 2013
21st October 2013
Independent midwives UK (IMUK) want to sincerely thank their supporters who helped them to raise minimum funds required to secure a Professional indemnity insurance product for self-employed ... read more »

Urgent appeal to meet fundraising deadline
9th September 2013
We can finally bring you positive news of a proposed solution that will allow Independent Midwifery to continue in the UK - IMUK have identified a suitable provider of PI insurance that would ... read more »