There are always topical issues circulating around our workplaces, sometimes specific to our particular work, sometimes bigger societal questions. In this section of the Nurturing Care Nurturing Nurses and Midwives website, we are going to put things on the table, pose questions for discussion and unpick some of the nitty gritty bits about life and the lessons on offer every day.
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In honour of women and the return to the true qualities we embody and are beautifully responsible for upholding for all
The art of nursing and midwifery is based on a wholesome presence and steadiness… how do we maintain this when life spins ever more frantically?
This month’s question offers us the opportunity to explore the pace of life and our workplaces and how we can be, in amongst it all
A few taster pieces inspired by the current hot topic. If you would like to add anything please send contributions to email@example.com
Some beautiful sharing from nurses and midwives around the world about holding steady in amongst all the roles they have in life.
The most recent hot topic was bound to be something to do with covid; we have been living with it for over twelve months now. So, in conversation with colleagues, we posed the above question and gathered these responses to share…
A team of colleagues were talking about self care the other day, a topic that is much discussed at the moment, and the question ‘What does self care mean?’ was posed. It stopped us in our tracks because, like so many buzz words, we realised that there are many interpretations of self care. So, we put it on the table as the next hot topic for Nurturing Care Nurturing Nurses and Midwives. And this is what people had to say:
When we realised that one week in May includes the ‘International day of the midwife’, ‘International day of the nurse’ and ‘Mother’s Day’, the NCNNM team decided to pose a question to colleagues about what this means to them. Under the working title of, ‘The nurse, the midwife, the mother, the woman’ this is what some colleagues shared.
‘We can’t do anything without all of us… we are all part of the whole. Do we realise this or do we still grade our job titles as more or less important than another?’