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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

    The following information in an update on Pay in Northern ireland following the latest meetings between the RCM and other health and social care trade unions in Northern Ireland and the Department of Health and employers to discuss the 2018/19 pay award for Agenda for Change staff. The latest...

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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. 

  • 5 November, 2018

    Increased risks at birth, including low birthweight and seizures, have been associated with babies of older fathers in a study in the US. 

  • 2 November, 2018

    A new research leadership programme has been launched today for midwives and nurses, in a bid to provide members of both professions a chance to develop in the area.

  • 2 November, 2018

    Maternal deaths are not evenly spread across the UK population, the latest MBRRACE-UK report finds.

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