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  • 14 November, 2018

    For extremely preterm infants, changes occur rapidly after birth in terms of long-term prognosis and major neurodevelopmental disability, research finds. 

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    13 November, 2018

    A progress report reveals improvement of local investigations into baby deaths and brain injuries that happened during childbirth.

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    12 November, 2018

    Mothers and babies are at risk because of a critical lack of frontline staff training, according to a report published by maternity charity Baby Lifeline. 

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    9 November, 2018

    What’s new in the student world? Your chance to tell us where you’ve been and what you’ve been up to...

  • 9 November, 2018

    The Isle of Man Government has moved to take abortion out of criminal law and introduce safe buffer zones around clinics.

  • 8 November, 2018

    The number of student midwives in training in Scotland is set to increase for the next year, Scotland’s health secretary Jeane Freeman has announced.

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    8 November, 2018

    The odds of women developing postnatal depression (PND) increase by up to 79% when they give birth to boys compared to girls, a research study has found.

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    8 November, 2018

    Please make sure you are registered to have your say on the Northern Ireland pay consultation. 

    RCM members in England, Scotland and Wales have voted to accept a three year pay deal combining pay award and reform of Agenda for Change. The reforms improve starting...

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    7 November, 2018

    The number of midwives registered to work in the UK continues to rise with a modest year on year increase in the last five years, NMC figures show. 

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    6 November, 2018

    The RCM’s Welsh State of Maternity services report 2018 reveals concerns around the rates of obesity and smoking during pregnancy among women in Wales. 

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