During your midwifery placement in Kathmandu, you'll see that our partner hospital delivers an average of 100 babies per day, there'll never be a quiet moment on your placement! The hospital also houses labor wards, postnatal wards, and post-op wards, all of which you can work in. You’ll soon find there's never a dull moment outside the hospital either - the majestic Himalayan mountains lay just outside the city, as does the opportunity to go white water rafting, bungee jumping, and paragliding. Read what our students think below!
"The biggest difference in healthcare and Kathmandu was the lack of resources and equipment."Read more
"Doctors put almost every labouring woman on a drug that helps contractions."Read more
"In the first week, I experienced high risk care on the labour ward... Some things were shocking but I learnt so much".Read more
If you’re unsure, don’t be. Just do it — you won’t regret it.Read more
"The student midwives we worked with took us out to go sight-seeing".Read more
"With the large numbers of births in Nepal, you definitely get variation".Read more
Throughout our placement, we were privileged to work with doctors, nurses, student nurses and skilled birth attendantsRead more