As our Maternity departments are unable to offer work experience
placements we hold 'What it's like to be a Midwife'
events during the academic year.
Click on 'Upcoming events' to find out where and when the next
Midwife event will be taking place.
The programme for a typical event includes:
09:30 - 09:40
09:40 - 10:30
Senior lecturer -Teesside University
Requirements for midwifery course
Life as a student midwife
10:30 - 10:50
SIM Scenario - Normal Delivery - Acute setting
10:50 - 12:50
Split into smaller groups and speak to midwives
12:50 - 13:00
'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient
ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough
- could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'
Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community