Travel Award Report of J. M. T. Shorney

Scope and Content

Report compiled by Mrs J. Shorney of her visit to Sweden to study the role of the midwife as a practitioner as recipient of the 1983 Travel Award issued jointly by Johnson and Johnson and the Royal College of Midwives, including comparison of the training and roles undertaken by Swedish and British midwives and details of working conditions and maternity services in Sweden.

Administrative / Biographical History

Mrs J. Shorney (fl. 1970-1990) was a midwife who received a Travel Award from Johnson and Johnson for a report that she wrote on the working conditions of midwives in Sweden.

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Acquisition Information

There is no record of the date or source of acquisition before the collection was deposited at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in May 2011.


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Custodial History

This collection was originally deposited at the Royal College of Midwives. It is now held under the terms of a service level collection care agreement at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

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