If you are looking for
an Iindependent Midwife, please see an important message below**
Saturday 25th January 2014 - Leighton Buzzard
Saturday 22nd March 2014 – Leighton
Contact: Valerie Gommon firstname.lastname@example.org
Or call 01525 385153
This informal workshop covers all aspects
of considering, planning and setting up as an independent midwife.
It will include business and financial information, equipment, marketing,
professional and regulatory matters. Information packs are provided
which offer written guidance.
Cost: £75 – Certificates provided
The workshop will cover:
How will you organise your practice?
Financial considerations/Sourcing midwifery equipment
Working with the multi-disciplinary team including supervision
Independent midwifery and the law, including insurance
Membership benefits of IM-UK
“What is a
midwife?” – Workshop for aspiring midwives
Saturday 22nd February 2014 – Leighton
Saturday 26th April 2014 – Leighton
Contact: Valerie Gommon on 01525 385153 or
Workshop aimed primarily for aspiring midwives,
however doulas and student midwives may find the day useful. During
the day we will explore the full role of the midwife and discuss the
realities of a career in midwifery. You will have the opportunity
to have your questions answered and to gain insights from an experienced
midwife and a student or newly qualified midwife.
Cost: £50 – Certificates provided
The Workshop will cover:
The full role of the midwife
How to make your application stand out
The reality of being a student midwife
Hot topics in midwifery
Birth/Midwifery story sharing
**Valerie Gommon RM
currently not practising as an Iindependent Midwife
For many reasons, not least the impending end of
independent midwifery in its’ current form, I have decided that
I need to take a break from midwifery. This is personally very hard
as I have loved my job with a passion and have enjoyed working with
so many lovely, strong women and their families.
Some of my colleagues will continue to practice until
the October 2013 deadline and if you are looking for a midwife go
We are hopeful that we may be able to find a new
way of working after this deadline, however this is currently uncertain.
website is still up and running and I hope will provide you with some
useful contacts, along with the Links page on this site.
I wish you well in your pregnancy journey.