Midwives win top award for 'innovation'

A TEAM of midwives from Ayrshire and Arran has won one of the UK's top midwifery prizes.

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Elaine Moore and Mary Garven won the Vitabiotics Pregnacare Award at the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Annual Awards.

They were praised for launching a vulnerable families maternity project. The service provides women exper-iencing difficulties with a designated mid-wife to support them.

The judges described the project as "totally inspiring, innovative and passionate." They said the team identified a problem and did something about it.


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