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 29 March 2019
Experts from 13 national bodies, including seven Royal Colleges, have joined forces to launch new practical guidance to support doctors and other health professionals around valproate use in women and girls in their reproductive years.
on 13 March 2019
The NHS has today appointed Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent as England's first Chief Midwifery Officer, a new role with responsibility for leading the development of measures aimed at increasing the quality and safety of maternity care.
on 07 February 2019
Nominated by local mum Hannah Mawson, Tina Grantham has been honoured as Emma’s Diary Mums’ Midwife of the Year 2019 for the North of England region. The prestigious award is one of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Annual Midwifery Awards, ...