How prepared is your birthing community to provide care in the wake of a natural disaster? Lorna Davies takes you back to the days following New Zealand’s Christchurch earthquake, uncovering some insightful answers.
Lorna Davies is a UK qualified midwife who has worked in midwifery education for the last 16 years. She has published extensively in midwifery journals and texts and has edited three midwifery titles in recent years, including Sustainability, Midwifery and Birth. Lorna is currently a principal lecturer in Christchurch, New Zealand, where she also carries a small caseload as a self-employed midwife. She is presently undertaking a doctoral thesis exploring midwifery practice within a framework of sustainability.