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  • 3 September, 2018

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

  • 3 September, 2018

    The RCM has been pushing for a fair deal for midwives and MSWs who have come to the UK.

  • 3 September, 2018

    News and updates from RCM Northern Ireland by director Breedagh Hughes (Midwives Autumn 2018).

  • 31 August, 2018

    Boys with undescended testes have 2.4 times the risk of adult testicular cancer compared to unaffected boys, according to new research. 

  • 30 August, 2018

    Women with depression and anxiety during pregnancy may be more likely to have babies with altered brain development, a study suggests. 

  • 29 August, 2018

    Midwife and nurse numbers are projected to rise by less than 0.01% over the next year, according to figures released by the Scottish Government. 

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    28 August, 2018

    New research published today (28 August) shows that nearly half of England’s maternity units closed to new mothers at some point in 2017.

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    24 August, 2018

    The pay consultation for NHS Wales is still open and RCM members are invited to accept or reject the proposal via a consultation.

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    23 August, 2018

    Findings from research in China suggest that nutrition in early life is linked to obesity, diabetes and hypertension later in life.

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    22 August, 2018

    A Newquay coastguard helicopter doubled up as a maternity unit when a woman gave birth to a healthy baby boy some 14,000ft above Cornwall.

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