on 31 May 2019
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today(Friday 31st May) revealed that almost 70% of Heads of Midwifery have reported that they are without a stop smoking specialist midwife in their maternity team.
The RCM have shared the findings ...
on 30 May 2019
Today the Scottish Government has announced that women and girls considered at risk from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) will receive enhanced protection under proposals in a new Bill.
Commenting, Emma Currer, National Officer for Scotland ...
on 29 May 2019
Researchers have concluded that no amount of alcohol is safe to consume during pregnancy at any stage.
The research team which included experts from the University of Aberdeen have studied how expectant mothers’ consumption of alcohol ...
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NICE has issued draft guidance on workplace health that focusses on long-term sickness absence and capability to work.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 15 May 2019
A cake featuring a baby sleeping in a flower has been announced today as the winner of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) annual International Day of the Midwife (IDM) cake competition.
on 10 May 2019
Today (Friday, 10th May 2019) a report has been published on the National Bereavement Care Pathway (NBCP), a project to improve the quality of care that bereaved families receive when their baby dies.
on 10 May 2019
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has published statistics showing that the number of midwives registered to work in the UK continues to increase. They also publish the results of a survey showing that many midwives and nurses leave their ...
on 08 May 2019
A new studied published by JAMA has found that the more a woman weighed at the start of her pregnancy, the more likely she was to experience complications such as high blood pressure, preeclampsia, gestational diabetes and pre-term birth.