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 ...
on 28 May 2019
NICE has issued draft guidance on workplace health that focusses on long-term sickness absence and capability to work. This is a partial update to the 2009 guideline on workplace health (PH19). The new recommendations emphasise that health ...
on 11 October 2018
Today, research published in The Lancet shows that globally, the number of babies born through caesarean section almost doubled between 2000 and 2015 – from 12% to 21% of all births.
By RCM on 08 February 2017
‘GPs should ask women who have given birth about their eating and sleeping habits in case they are suffering from depression’ that’s according to new indicators proposed by NICE.
By RCM on 05 December 2016
Midwifery staffing is the focus of two new publications from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). ‘Getting the Midwifery Workforce right’ and ‘RCM guidance on implementing the NICE safe staffing guideline on midwifery staffing in maternity ...