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  • 30 July, 2018

    The Scottish Government has pledged to help support mothers in Scotland to breastfeed for longer through a £2m investment programme.

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    30 July, 2018

    A new report reveals how the number of stillbirths fell by a fifth at maternity units where national guidance has been adopted.

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    27 July, 2018

    For the first time in England a study has been conducted of official investigations of unexpected infant deaths.

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    26 July, 2018

    A new plaque was unveiled today (26 July) paying tribute to renowned midwives Zepherina Veitch and Dame Rosalind Paget.

  • NMC
    26 July, 2018

    The latest figures from the NMC show an increase in the number of midwives and nurses joining the register from outside the EU.

  • NMC
    25 July, 2018

    The regulator has pledged commitment to moving away from a blame culture when resolving concerns about midwives’ and nurses’ practice.

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    25 July, 2018

    According to a report by the Twins and Multiple Births Association (Tamba), if all maternity units followed NICE guidelines on twin and multiple pregnancies, 55 baby deaths could be prevented every year.

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    24 July, 2018

    New research reveals the majority (70%) of employers in all sectors improve on statutory maternity pay (SMP).

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    23 July, 2018

    A study of almost 6000 women in Australia reveals the factors promoting or inhibiting ‘normal’ births.

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    20 July, 2018

    In a speech today (20 July) the new secretary of state for health and social care has outlined his priorities for the NHS.

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