NMBI will be taking part in events in May to mark the International Day of the Midwife (5 May) and the International Nurse’s Day (12 May).
The National Women and Infants Health Programme (NWIHP), together with the Office of the Nursing and Midwifery Services Director (ONMSD) will jointly host the National Midwifery Conference 2022, in the Gibson Hotel Dublin on 5 May.
This conference is being held on International Day of the Midwife; and the national theme for this event is ‘Coming together to celebrate & showcase’.
NMBI President, Essene Cassidy will launch the 2022 updated Practice Standards for Midwives at the conference.
A week later, on 12 May, International Nurse’s Day will be marked by a special webinar jointly hosted by the Department of Health, the HSE and NMBI.
Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, HSE CEO, Paul Reid, Chief Nursing Officer, Rachel Kenna and Dr Geraldine Shaw, Director of the Office of Nursing and Midwifery Services at the HSE will be among those taking part. NMBI CEO, Sheila McClelland will also address the webinar.