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Press release for Immediate Release:

• Independent midwives form new organisation
• Baroness Julia Cumberlege is Patron
• Awarded £20,000 by Social Enterprise Investment Fund

The former Independent Midwives Association, made up of individual Independent Midwives from throughout the UK, today announced the launch of their new organisation. The midwives have formalised as an Industrial and Provident Society to become Independent Midwives Uk and have announced their official board members.

The patron of Independent Midwives UK is Baroness Julia Cumberlege, the untiring champion for maternity services who chaired the Expert Group producing the landmark ‘Changing Childbirth’ report.’

Independent Midwives UK spokes person Eleanor May Johnson says, ‘We are at the beginning of a very exciting time. Two years ago Independent Midwifery,...

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