Midwives Chronicle, September 1974

This post is taken from the September volume of Midwives Chronicle, 1974. 40 years ago, the UK was a turbulent place to be politically. Two General Elections were called for 1974 as a result of the industrial unrest which spawned the Three Day Week, cementing the rocky foundations of a Labour Government which would end…

October 1979

This month’s post comes from the October issue of the 1979 volume of ‘Midwives Chronicle & Nursing Notes.’ The autumn of 1979 found the Royal College of Midwives in shock and mourning, following the deaths of Miss Brenda Mee OBE, General Secretary from 1971, and her personal assistant Hazel Allen during a camping holiday in…