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Module Reading List

Preparing for Midwifery Practice, 2021/22, Semester 1
Katherine Dewhurst
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Obstetric emergencies

Boyle (2017). Emergencies Around Childbirth: A Handbook for Midwives, Third Edition Paperback. CRC Press.  Chandraharan, E.; Arulkumaran, S. (2021). Obstetric and intrapartum emergencies: a practical guide to management. 2nd edition. Cambridge.   

Campbell, D; Carr, S. (2018). Midwifery Emergencies at a glance. WILEY Blackwell.     

Winter, C. (2018). PROMPT Course Manual. 3rd Edition. Cambridge.       

Resuscitation council. (2021). Newborn Life Support Algorithm. Online:

Resuscitation council. (2021). Newborn resuscitation and support of transition of infants at birth guidelines. Online:  file:///C:/Users/hcslf/Downloads/Newborn%20resuscitation%20and%20support%20of%20transition%20of%20infants%20at%20birth%20Guidelines.pdf.   

Macdonald, S; Johnson, G. (2017)  Mayes’ Midwifery (15th ed) Cambridge. Elsevier   

Professional issues

Bryom, S and Downe, S. (2015) The Roar Behind the Silence: Why kindness, compassion and respect matter in Maternity Care. London. Pinter-Martin  

Griffith, R., Tengnah, C and Patel, C. (2010) Law and professional issues in midwifery ISBN: 9781844454693 (pbk.) : £20.00; 184445469X (pbk.) : £20.00. England. Learning Matters.

Ockenden, D. (2020). Ockenden Report. Emerging Findings and Recommendations from the Independent Review of MATERNITY SERVICES AT THE SHREWSBURY AND TELFORD HOSPITAL NHS TRUST Online:  

Maternity Safety Programme Team, Department of Health (2016). Safer Matenity Care. Online:  

Kirkup, B (2015). Morecambe Bay Investigation: Report. Online:  

Midwifery 2020: Delivering Expectations 2010

NHS England. (2016). National Maternity Review (Better Births) Online: 

Francis, R. (2013). Report of the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry 2013. Online:

NMC (2015). NMC Code 2015. Online:  

Further reading will be suggested for individual sessions

This list was last updated on 07/07/2021