Midwives work individually and as part of a team to provide support and education to women and their families during pregnancy, childbirth and in the postnatal period. Monitoring and assessing the health and well-being of the mother and baby. We want our graduates to be confident, competent and skilled practitioners capable of working independently and as part of a team leading practice and the profession. LJMU’s new clinical practice suites will enable you to train on-campus using hospital-standard facilities, including virtual patients and a state-of-the-art birthing simulator. The Suites show a patient’s journey from a home environment through to rehabilitation. They cover a range of areas with the latest clinical equipment for simulations and clinical skills development in child nursing, adult and mental health nursing, paramedic practice, social work and midwifery. This environment will help prepare you for the rigours and realism of actual practice, giving you the confidence to deal with real service users in the NHS, private and voluntary settings.