Professor Jane Sandall, of Kings College London, has stood down from her role after nine years as co-chair of the ICM Research Standing Committee. Her contribution to this group, and in particular to the Congress Scientific Programme Planning Committee, was noted by many who expressed appreciation:
'Congratulations to all who put this programme together. It shows how far midwifery research has come'. Andrew Symon, Dundee.
'I would like to congratulate and convey a bundle of thanks from all Indian delegates for keeping us informed of everything and the standard of research presentations which we were able to relish'. Dr Manju Chhugani, Society of Midwives of India, Delhi.
'Thanks [are] due to Jane and her colleagues for their efforts over so many...