This specially curated tour, led by Dame Cathy Warwick CBE, travels through some of the most spectacular scenery in Scotland. The tour includes a wide range of midwifery visits - developed and organised by Scottish midwives - to hospitals, birth centres and midwifery-led units from Edinburgh and Perth to the Highlands and islands of Scotland.
Learn about the history and current practice of midwifery in Scotland today and meet with many local midwives. Learn about Edinburgh’s Enlightenment before travelling via the spectacular Cairngorms, to Inverness, Loch Ness and the haunting battleground at Culloden. Cross the highlands to the Isle of Skye and Plockton village. Drive through Glencoe, past the Trossachs and Loch Lomond to Glasgow. Explore Edinburgh, cruise across Loch Ness, meet the Lady Laird at Attadale House, see Eilean Donan Castle and visit Inveraray Castles. You will also stay in some distinctive hotels with magnificent settings and enjoy wonderful local food and drink.
Dame Cathy Warwick was Chief Executive of the Royal College of Midwives for 9 years and now works independently. Cathy is also Honorary Professor of Midwifery and an Honorary Professor of Midwifery at Kings College London. In 2006 she was awarded a CBE for services to Midwifery and Healthcare and in 2017 was made a Dame. Cathy lectures, writes and advises on midwifery issues with a particular interest in the organisation of care and the promotion of choice for women. Cathy has travelled widely both on her own and with her family, visiting midwifery units in America, Sri Lanka and South Africa. Professor Warwick has previously led successful midwifery study tours to China, India, South Africa, Nepal, Brazil, Cuba, Vietnam and Sri Lanka.
The cost of the tour is USD $ 3,198 person sharing The cost of the tour is USD $3,982 with a room to yourself.