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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 ...
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 ...
'RCM welcomes Scottish framework to implement continuity of carer’
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'RCM welcomes Scottish framework to implement continuity of carer’

By 'RCM welcomes Scottish framework to implement continuity of carer’ on 15 January 2020 A framework to enable maternity services to access useful tools and information to implement continuity of carer and local delivery of care has been published by the Scottish Government.
'RCM welcomes commitment from Scottish Government to drive up maternity standards’
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'RCM welcomes commitment from Scottish Government to drive up maternity standards’

By RCM welcomes commitment from Scottish Government to drive up maternity standards’ on 02 January 2020 The Scottish Government have today re-announced support for new mothers and their families. This includes more than £50 million to improve access to mental health support for expectant and new mothers, and £12 million to transform maternity ...
‘Significant concern’ says RCM Scotland  on NHS midwifery vacancy stats
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‘Significant concern’ says RCM Scotland on NHS midwifery vacancy stats

By ‘Significant concern’ says RCM Scotland on NHS midwifery vacancy stats on 04 December 2019 ISD Scotland has published statistics on NHS midwifery and other staff vacancies in Scotland. The statistics show an increase of 26.5% in midwifery and nursing vacant posts from September 2018 to September 2019.
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Scottish midwives call for more perinatal mental health training to offer better care for women - New survey shows midwives struggle to get training needed

on 08 November 2019 Scottish midwives are asking for more specialist training around perinatal mental health (PMH) so they can support pregnant women and new mothers better. The call comes in a new survey of midwives on how well prepared they are to support women ...
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