Midwives: Training

Department of Health written question – answered on 9th November 2015.

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Photo of Luciana Berger Luciana Berger Shadow Minister (Mental Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 23 October 2015 to Question 12672, how many specialist midwives have been trained since November 2013.

Photo of Ben Gummer Ben Gummer The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

This information is not collected centrally.

Specialist training is offered to midwives through Continued Professional Development (CPD). It is the responsibility of individual employers to ensure that their staff are supported to access further training via CPD so that their knowledge and skills remains up to date to deliver the best patient care and meet the changing needs of patients and services.

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