THE HIGHLIGHTS: BAME perspectives from the front line

The last of the series, episode 13 of Maternity and Midwifery Hour focused on COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter combined to highlight issues around inequalities impacting the BAME population and healthcare professionals alike.

This episode of the Maternity & Midwifery Hour – proudly supported by MATFLIX – focused on BAME perspectives from the front line.

Host Sue Macdonald (Co-editor, Mayes Midwifery textbook) was joined by Lola Ornato (Midwife, Whittington Health NHS Trust) and Mala Morjaria (Practice nurse / Midwife/ Sexual Health Practitioner). In this special Maternity & Midwifery Hour, Sue, Lola and Mala provide up-to-date information and discussion on how COVID-19 has affected midwifery practice for this group and for them as individuals, reflecting on the challenges of setting up and working in a COVID-19 hub and key lessons for a more equal future.

Watch the Maternity & Midwifery Hour highlights now:

Lola Ornato, Midwife, Whittington Health NHS Trust

Mala Morjaria, Practice nurse / Midwife / Sexual Health Practitioner

Sue Macdonald, Co-editor, Mayes Midwifery textbook

You can listen to the episode on your podcast app of choice: Spotify, Apple Podcasts or Anchor.

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY: The next series will be hosted by Sue Macdonald, will go out LIVE via Facebook in the autumn of this year, 2020.

See all references and resources from Series 1 here.

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