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  • 23 November, 2018

    A new paper estimates that nearly 11% of all live births were preterm in 2014, with 81% of them occurring in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.

  • 20 November, 2018

    A new set of guidelines has been launched under the RCM’s Midwifery Blue Top Guidance Programme.

  • 23 November, 2018

    We are grateful for the expert professional interest and welcome for the RCM Midwifery care in labour guidance for women in all settingsThe RCM is confident...

  • 23 November, 2018

    New policies: The RCM is partnering with NHS employers, Welsh Government and Staff Side to deliver new managing attendance at work and menopause policies.

  • 23 November, 2018

    This year the RCM Scotland team has been working really hard to influence policy-makers at a national level for the benefit of our members and for maternity service users.

  • 22 November, 2018

    Women who are obese should be supported to lose weight before conception and between pregnancies, the latest clinical guidance from the RCOG states.

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    21 November, 2018

    Healthcare professionals who carry out pre-travel consultations will be better equipped to deal with issues around FGM, following the launch of a free online course by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (RCPSG).
     

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    21 November, 2018

    ‘Ambitious’ draft standards have been outlined by the NMC ahead of a public consultation in 2019.

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    20 November, 2018

    The birth in France of some 24 babies born without hands or arms has prompted a nationwide investigation.

  • 23 November, 2018

    It has now been nine months since I started in my role at the RCM, and I have been reflecting on all I have learnt and the great people I have met.

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