Midwifery and neonatal nursing
Receiving a diagnosis of a long-term condition is disruptive and life-changing but nurses can use narrative care to help patients successfully manage the disruption
Many health professionals are involved in ante- and neonatal screening programmes. An online learning resource ensures they can stay up to date with best practice.
Maternal obesity has health implications for mother and baby but a study revealed how midwives were reluctant to raise this issue with women in their care
Patient care can be radically improved and healthcare costs drastically cut by rolling out a range of actions. The NHS Institute shows you how
Immunisation numbers are increasing but members of some populations are slow in coming forward. New guidance from NICE looks at tackling the problem
Quality standards on the management of jaundice in newborn babies have been issued by NICE.
Leading specialists have given their backing to introducing a 99% accurate Down’s syndrome test on the NHS.
Pregnant women who drink water and eat a diet rich in fruit, vegetables and whole grain cereal could reduce their chance of premature birth, research suggests.
Draft rules allowing the introduction of new treatments that could see the creation of babies with three genetic parents have been announced by the government.
A “lack of openness and honesty” at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Trust caused further distress for a family which had lost a child, a watchdog has concluded.
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“Mothers today need around 200 fewer calories a day than those of previous generations because they spend more time watching TV,” the Daily Mail has reported. Its story is based on research looking at the physical activity levels of American mothers over the last 45 years.