A subtype of CARE PROFESSIONAL.
A PERSON who has given notice of their intention to practise to the local supervising authority in every area that they intend to practise in and who has updated their practise in accordance with the standards published by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
- holds a post for which a midwifery qualification is required.
To be eligible to practise as a MIDWIFE a PERSON must:
- hold a midwifery qualification;
- have current registration as a MIDWIFE with the Nursing and Midwifery Council: and
- have met the Nursing and Midwifery Council standards for updating their midwifery practice.
A practising MIDWIFE means a registered MIDWIFE.
This class is also known by these names: