The COVID-19 Cohorts: real-life accounts of being a student midwife during the COVID-19 pandemic

Recognition for student midwives

A further rationale for The COVID-19 Cohorts blog series is to raise the profile of the hard work and challenges being faced by student midwives during the pandemic. Concerns have been raised about the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) for midwives and students.4 Furthermore, because of the current state of emergency and the subsequent cascade of rapidly changing events, there have been understandable delays in information provision about what midwifery education will look like in the upcoming months, so healthcare students have experienced anxiety surrounding the future of their course.