By MBRRACE report: Continuity of care invaluable for improving outcomes says RCM on 13 December 2019
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is today calling for more specialist midwives in every trust and health board so that every woman gets the high-quality care and support she needs throughout her pregnancy.
The RCM is also calling on healthcare ...
By RCM on 08 December 2017
New figures reveal no significant reduction in the number of women who died during or after pregnancy between 2013 and 2015, according to the latest report from MBBRACE-UK. The overall death rate in the UK is now 8.8 per 100,000.
By RCM on 15 December 2016
New research published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG) suggests that assisted reproductive technology (ART) could be associated with an increased risk of severe postpartum haemorrhage (PPH), ...
By RCM on 05 December 2016
Today the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit at the University of Oxford has published the latest report on maternal deaths in the UK, ‘Saving Lives, Improving Mothers’ Care 2016’.