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Targeted intervention to reduce severe tearing in childbirth ‘promising’, studies reveal
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Targeted intervention to reduce severe tearing in childbirth ‘promising’, studies reveal

on 17 September 2020 Two new evaluation papers exploring the impact of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists’ and Royal College of Midwives’ OASI Care Bundle have been published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology ...
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Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal visits Croydon maternity services

By Gemma Murphy on 16 September 2020 Patron of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal met midwives, maternity support workers (MSWs) and other maternity staff at Croydon University Hospital this week (Tuesday 15 September) in South London.
Midwives fear women could feel stigmatised if mandatory alcohol screening introduced at every antenatal appointment
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Midwives fear women could feel stigmatised if mandatory alcohol screening introduced at every antenatal appointment  

By Gemma Murphy on 16 September 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today responded to NICE quality standard proposals to include mandatory screening for alcohol at every antenatal appointment. Such measures have already been repeatedly rejected by the UK Screening ...
 Leading Royal Colleges say multi-disciplinary maternity care is key to improving maternal outcomes
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Leading Royal Colleges say multi-disciplinary maternity care is key to improving maternal outcomes

By Leading Royal Colleges say multi-disciplinary maternity care is key to improving maternal outcomes on 20 August 2020 Today two leading Royal Colleges have said its vital that all pregnant women admitted to hospital with COVID-19 have multi-disciplinary maternity care from the start and that the information given to pregnant women must be accessible to all. Responding ...
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