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  • Asthma
    1 December, 2015

    Children born via planned CS are more likely to receive hospital treatment for asthma than those born vaginally, according to a new study.

  • Northern Ireland
    1 December, 2015

    A Northern Ireland human rights abortion ruling has been welcomed by the RCM in the province. 

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    1 December, 2015

    There is as ever a lot going on. I will be spending  Thursday and Friday with the core steering group for the English Maternity Review during which time we will be reviewing the report that is emerging. It is hoped that the work will be finished by the end of the year and published in...

  • Smoking in pregnancy
    30 November, 2015

    There is molecular evidence in the blood of children up to five years old, if their mothers smoked during pregnancy, according to research.

  • 27 November, 2015

    NICE is seeking to recruit midwives as experts for the update of the intrapartum care guideline.  

  • whistle
    27 November, 2015

    An England-wide whistleblowing policy is to replace local policies and has been published for consultation by regulator Monitor. 

  • 27 November, 2015

    The BMA have called Junior Doctors to take strike action.

    Their dispute is over changes to their employment contract, specifically how unsocial hours are dealt with.

  • Babies
    26 November, 2015

    There is a postcode lottery of English NHS maternity care for twins, triplets and higher multiples that is putting babies’ lives at risk, a report has found. 

  • 26 November, 2015

    The NHS has pledged to introduce recruitment processes that block out the name of the applicant in a move to tackle racial discrimination.

  • Cathy Warwick
    26 November, 2015

    The RCM has welcomed some aspects of yesterday’s spending review and expressed concern at others.  

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