This collection comprises minutes, reports, briefing papers and correspondence of the European Commission Midwives Liaison Committee attended by representatives from the Royal College of Midwives (1979-1995), relating to the status and future of the midwifery profession and maternity services in the following countries: Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Finland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom and Ireland, with particular references to the midwifery schools and the management of maternity hospitals.
Records of the European Commission Midwives Liaison Committee of the Royal College of Midwives
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- ReferenceGB 1538 RCM/D9
- Dates of Creation25 June 1972-12 January 1995
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 boxes
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Administrative / Biographical History
The initial constitutional meeting of the European Commission Midwives Liaison Committee took place on 18 February 1968.
The Midwives Liaison Committee comprising representative from each state within the European Commission, including Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom and Ireland, was established to bring together the professional interests of midwives working from these countries.
The original order of material is retained, although where this is not possible the arrangement of files has been based on the functions and activities of the organisation as well as chronology, subject and the needs of users.
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There is no record of the source or date of acquisition before this material was deposited under the terms of a collection care agreement at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in May 2011.
Catalogued by Clare Sexton, Project Archivist in accordance with ISAD(G).
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This collection was previously held at the Royal College of Midwives.