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 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, ...
on 09 April 2019
Today (Tuesday April 9th) despite the political stalemate in Northern Ireland, all political parties have co-signed a consensus statement led by the Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA) committing to improve perinatal mental health ...
on 08 April 2019
Today, TAMBA - the twins and multiple births charity - published the findings of its Maternity Engagement project which has supported maternity units to implement NICE standards concerning multiple pregnancy.
on 15 March 2019
Today a report from Action on Smoking and Health and Cancer Research UK says that Government cuts to public health budgets mean that only half of local authorities offer all smokers the best support to quit.