For immediate release, May 23rd 2011
The RCM comments on NICE consultation on updated caesearen section guideline
Commenting on the NICE consultation on updated caesarean section guidelines, Jane Munro, the Royal College of Midwives’ quality and audit development adviser, said: “The RCM welcomes the consultation on the draft of this updated guideline and is looking forward to discussing it with our members. We are particularly pleased to see the focus on an appropriate discussion of the risks and benefits of caesarean section and the importance of the psychological needs of women and their possible fears about birth”.
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Notes to editors
The Royal College of Midwives is the voice of midwifery. We are the UK’s only trade union and professional organisation led by midwives for midwives. The vast majority of the midwifery profession are our members. The RCM promotes midwifery, quality maternity services and professional standards. We support and represent our members individually and collectively in all four UK countries. We influence on behalf of our members and for the interests of the women and families for which they care. For more information visit the RCM website at www.rcm.org.uk