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  • 2 September, 2015

    NICE is seeking six midwives to sit on two committees and develop an intrapartum care for high-risk women guideline.

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    1 September, 2015

    New rules launched to reduce spending on agency midwives and nurses in the NHS have been criticised.

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    28 August, 2015

    Are you passionate about improving the health outcomes of black and minority ethnic communities in the UK? The Mary Seacole Award Steering Group (MSASG) is looking for an Educationalist to join the group on a voluntary basis. 

    Since 2004, the annual Mary Seacole Award has been...

  • 28 August, 2015

    The meningococcal B (MenB) vaccine will be added to the routine childhood immunisation programme in England from 1 September 2015.

  • 27 August, 2015

    Pregnant women in Sweden have been shown to have insufficient iodine levels, a study has found. 

  • 26 August, 2015

    Chlamydia screening for all pregnant women aged 16 to 25 is cost-effective, a study has found.

  • 25 August, 2015

    The CQC is to carry out a review into how hospitals and community services care for newborns with deteriorating health.

  • 24 August, 2015

    The 12-week consultation on new English language checks for midwives and nurses who trained in the EU closed on Friday (21 August).

  • 21 August, 2015

    An expert independent review by Public Health England concludes that e-cigarettes are significantly less harmful than tobacco and have the potential to help smokers quit.

  • 20 August, 2015

    The first rise in unexplained infant deaths since 2008 has been revealed in the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). 

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