Report on the Training and Employment of Midwives by the Central Midwives Board

Scope and Content

Printed pamphlet, entitled 'Memorandum on the Report of the Departmental Committee on the Training and Employment of Midwives', published by the authority of the Central Midwives Board (1929), discussing recommendations to improve midwifery services, with particular references to the training of midwives, lectures offered to pupil midwives, post-certificate training, the practice of midwives, the inspection of midwives and the management of institutions for training midwives, also including lists of the board members and appointing bodies of the Departmental Committee.

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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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