on 15 May 2019
A cake featuring a baby sleeping in a flower has been announced today as the winner of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) annual International Day of the Midwife (IDM) cake competition.
on 10 May 2019
Today (Friday, 10th May 2019) a report has been published on the National Bereavement Care Pathway (NBCP), a project to improve the quality of care that bereaved families receive when their baby dies.
on 10 May 2019
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has published statistics showing that the number of midwives registered to work in the UK continues to increase. They also publish the results of a survey showing that many midwives and nurses leave their ...
on 08 May 2019
A new studied published by JAMA has found that the more a woman weighed at the start of her pregnancy, the more likely she was to experience complications such as high blood pressure, preeclampsia, gestational diabetes and pre-term birth.
on 01 May 2019
Today on World Maternal Mental Health Day the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) will join a roundtable discussion in Parliament that will examine the importance of supporting women’s mental health, pregnancy in the workplace, maternity leave ...
on 30 April 2019
Today the Welsh Government has published a report on the Invited ‘Review of Maternity Services at Cwm Taf Health Board’. This morning The Welsh Cabinet Secretary also announced that the Health Board will be put in special measures.
on 25 April 2019
Today the Scottish Government has published the Annual Report for the Chief Medical Officer 2018 - ‘A Summary of the Health of the Nation’. The report includes a focus on the rise in premature births in Scotland.
Commenting Dr Mary Ross-Davie, ...