A subtype of CARE PROFESSIONAL.
A MIDWIFE is 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 and who:
- holds a post for which a midwifery qualification is required.
- hold a midwifery qualification;
- have met the Nursing and Midwifery Council standards for updating their midwifery practice.
This class is also known by these names: