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Maternity Colleges urge pregnant women to have flu vaccine and COVID-19 vaccine this winter
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Maternity Colleges urge pregnant women to have flu vaccine and COVID-19 vaccine this winter

on 22 October 2021 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) are urging pregnant women to have the flu vaccine alongside the COVID-19 vaccine this winter to protect themselves and their babies from ...
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Cuts to local public health budgets will widen health inequalities warn leading women’s health organisations

on 12 August 2021 A partnership of leading women’s health organisations has called on a county council to rethink its plan to cut £2.09 million per year from its public health budget. In a letter to Hampshire County Council (HCC), the One Voice Partnership, ...
Maternity Royal Colleges welcome landmark report into maternity care
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Maternity Royal Colleges welcome landmark report into maternity care

on 06 July 2021 The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have welcomed the findings of a landmark report released today by MPs into maternity safety. In particular the call for urgent action to address ...
£2.45 Million to improve maternity safety
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£2.45 Million to improve maternity safety

on 04 July 2021 Today (4 July), maternity safety minister Nadine Dorries is announcing £2.45 million funding which will benefit NHS maternity staff and improve the safety of the women and babies they care for. The Department of Health and Social Care ...
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Safety must be the driving force behind every decision say maternity Royal Colleges

By Safety must be the driving force behind every decision say maternity Royal Colleges on 15 December 2020 Putting themselves front and centre in the efforts to make the UK the safest and best place to give birth, the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) are proposing a bold and ambitious ...
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Advice for health professionals providing pregnancy screening tests published

By Advice for health professionals providing pregnancy screening tests published on 02 December 2020 Leading Colleges have released advice for healthcare professionals to ensure they provide screening results to pregnant women and their partners in an unbiased and non-directive way, making families aware of their options and giving them ...
Flu vaccination for pregnant women essential this winter, say professional bodies
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Flu vaccination for pregnant women essential this winter, say professional bodies

on 12 October 2020 The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and are urging all pregnant women to take up the offer of a free flu vaccination this winter to protect themselves and their baby from complications ...
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