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Philippa Wimbledon

BBC News Online

A midwife at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust has won an award at the Royal College of Midwives' annual award ceremony.

Mair Davies won the Professional Midwifery Advocate Award (PMA) - which is given to someone who demonstrates an excellent standard of midwifery practice and outstanding achievements in midwifery across the UK.

Ms Davies said it was "really fantastic" to just be nominated but to win was "truly amazing".

"I am proud to work with a team of passionate midwives who every day go above and beyond to support families in our care and it is a real privilege to be able to support them in doing so."

Mair Davies accepting her award from Jo Bassett
Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

She is a positive ambassador for midwifery who will look for the good in all situations and is well deserving of the award for 'PMA of the year'."

Jo BassettDeputy Head of Midwifery and Gynaecology at the RD&E
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