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Journal Vol. 29, No. 2 — Changing Language

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Coercion or communication?
Emma Ashworth discusses the importance of being mindful of what we say

What is AIMS up to?

Celebrating Continuity
Jo Dagustun reports - OneYear On Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds, 8 April 2017

He’s not the mother
Mari Greenfield looks at language, LGBT and inclusion

Institutional leaflets
Yolanda Forster looks at the difference between communication and manipulation

Be mindful of what you say
Emma Ashworth discusses how language can be used to support informed decision making

Pull out language poster

No tragedy to see here...
Jane Ashwell Carter shares her experiences of the language used around Down’s syndrome

Breast language
Emma Pickett asks if we are sending out the right messages

Midwifery unit closures
Gill George highlights the situation affecting women in Shropshire

Better midwifery regulation
Katherine Hales reports on the progress of the campaign #Savethemidwife

Semana do bebe
Lucy Potter shares her experience of the Leeds Baby Week

Obituaries
Louise Hulton
Dr Jean Donnison
Frédérick Leboyer

Songs from the NMC march
Words by Rix Pyke, with (very small) alterations by Becky Reed and Suyai Steinhauer

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