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Obesity during pregnancy increases risk to both mother and baby says RCM
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Obesity during pregnancy increases risk to both mother and baby says RCM

By Obesity during pregnancy increases risk to both mother and baby says RCM on 20 February 2020 The Royal College of Midwives has repeated its call for clearer guidance on healthy weight management for expectant mothers after a study from the University of Edinburgh found links between high maternal Body Mass Index (BMI) and the risk ...
RCM welcomes latest report from Council of Deans of Health
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RCM welcomes latest report from Council of Deans of Health

By RCM welcomes latest report from Council of Deans of Health on 07 February 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed the recommendations made by The Council of Deans of Health in The Academic Workforce in Health Faculties report. The report reflects the findings of a recent Freedom of Information (FOI) request ...
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RCM welcomes Government investment in perinatal mental health support for women

By RCM welcomes Government investment in perinatal mental health for support women on 07 February 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today welcomed the news that the new NHS GP contract will include additional funding for perinatal mental health checks at six to eight weeks.
Midwives give cautious welcome to Scottish budget
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Midwives give cautious welcome to Scottish budget

By Midwives give cautious welcome to Scottish budget on 07 February 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has cautiously welcomed the announcement of an additional £6 million for the ongoing implementation of the far reaching Best Start recommendations for maternity and neonatal services in the Scottish Government’s ...
Royal visit for Rotherham maternity Unit
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Royal visit for Rotherham maternity Unit

By Royal visit for Rotherham maternity Unit on 06 February 2020 Rotherham’s maternity unit was treated to a visit by the Patron of The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) yesterday. Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal. Accompanying Her Royal Highness on the visit were the RCM Chief Executive Gill Walton and ...
RCM urges Government to focus action on tackling medicalisation of FGM
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RCM urges Government to focus action on tackling medicalisation of FGM

By RCM urges Government to focus action on tackling medicalisation of FGM on 06 February 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is urging the Government to focus action on tackling the medicalisation of FGM. The RCM believes that collaborating with professional ...
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Midwives respond to CQC annual maternity services survey

By Midwives respond to CQC annual maternity services survey on 28 January 2020 The majority of women who gave birth in February last year had confidence and trust in staff and felt they were always listened to by midwives and received appropriate advice at the start of labour, that’s according to a national maternity survey ...
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RCM advises pregnant women against use of personal dopplers

By RCM advises pregnant women against use of personal dopplers on 23 January 2020 The RCM has today restated that it does not recommended use of personal home dopplers while pregnant over safety concerns. The advice comes as the Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have published updated guidance ...
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