My story of post traumatic stress triggered after a difficult day on placement, the subsequent difficulty of accessing the right help and diagnosis and finally the profound impact of the continuity of support received as a student from a team of caseload midwives. How love, support and encouragement from likeminded midwives aided my healing and made me the midwife I am today.
Professor Lesley Page CBE is a visiting Professor at King’s College London and Adjunct Professor at UTS and Griffith University, Australia. She is one of the most (if not THE most) knowledgeable people around relational continuity in maternity, its implementation and its sustainability. Here she shares her infinite wisdom on the topic.