Welcome message from Dean and Head of School, Dr Martin McNamara

Welcome to the UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems and thank you for taking the time to learn more about our School. The mission of the School is to prepare nurses, midwives and other professionals to promote and protect health, wellbeing and dignity across the lifespan through skilled, ethical and careful practice based on best evidence and prudent judgement, and to develop and disseminate disciplinary knowledge through research and scholarship. 

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Professor Downe will speak about how the principles of the book Roar behind the Silence are reflected in the global developments on maternity care disrespect and abuse.

For many years there has been growing concern about the culture of fear that is penetrating maternity services throughout the world, and that the fear felt by maternity care workers is directly and indirectly being transferred to the women and families they serve. The consequences of fear include increased risk of defensive practice,... Read More