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  • 4 October, 2018

    Leading safety expert Dr Suzette Woodward delivered a compelling message to delegates from the RCM conference stage in Manchester, telling them ‘we need to take the blame out of failure.’

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    4 October, 2018

    ‘We are passionate about our jobs. We are kind to each other.’

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    3 October, 2018

    This year’s RCM annual midwifery conference is set to take place from tomorrow (4 October) for two days in Manchester.

  • 2 October, 2018

    The research suggests that breastmilk from the bottle may not have as many benefits for a baby's weight as feeding directly from the breast.

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    1 October, 2018

    Women in late pregnancy during darker months of the year may have a greater risk of developing postpartum depression once their babies are born, according to new research.

  • 28 September, 2018

    A new study trialling a care package aimed at reducing the risk of babies being stillborn offers only a marginal drop say researchers.

  • 27 September, 2018

    The RCOG has published its latest revised guidelines for health professionals caring for with pregnant women with placenta-related problems.

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    26 September, 2018

    Midwife Karen Murray from Belfast is the newly appointed RCM director for Northern Ireland. 

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    25 September, 2018

    Midwives and nurses from outside the EU can now apply to work in the UK immediately after qualifying.

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    25 September, 2018

    Breastfeeding premature babies results in infants’ better brain development than feeding with formula, a study finds. 

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