By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Midwifery and neonatal nursing

Using narratives to boost care: HIV in pregnancy

Using narratives to boost care: HIV in pregnancy Subscription Required

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

Screening

Antenatal screening: an online learning tool Subscription Required

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.

Obesity in pregnancy is increasing and carries significant risks for the mother and her baby

Barriers encountered when recruiting obese pregnant women to a dietary intervention Subscription Required

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

Every organisation in the NHS needs to assess its contribution to implementing the high impact actions

Implementing the eight high impact actions to transform healthcare and boost efficiency Subscription Required

Patient care can be radically improved and healthcare costs drastically cut by rolling out a range of actions. The NHS Institute shows you how

Comments (1)

New NICE guidance aims to help increase immunisation uptake among children and young people

NICE guidance to reduce variations in immunisation rates and maximise uptake

Immunisation numbers are increasing but members of some populations are slow in coming forward. New guidance from NICE looks at tackling the problem

Midwives vote for industrial action over NHS pay row

Midwives vote for industrial action over NHS pay row

Midwives and maternity support worker members of the Royal College of Midwives have voted to take strike action in a dispute over pay in England.

Twitter

Midwives in Midlands turn to Twitter to reach patients

The maternity department at Burton’s Queen’s Hospital is to use social media as a new way of finding ways to improve antenatal care.

Comments (1)

Labour

Labour leader promises funding for 20,000 more NHS nurses

Labour will deliver 36,000 extra staff for the NHS including 20,000 extra nurses if it wins next year’s general election Ed Miliband pledged today.

Comments (19)

Flu risk during pregnancy linked to 'hyperactive immune system'

Pregnant women are worse hit by flu than other members of the population because their immune systems are hyperactive rather than weakened, a study has shown.

Comments (2)

Hormone link to poor maths skills

Hormone levels during pregnancy linked to poor maths skills

Children who are bad at maths could have trouble with numbers because of their mother’s hormone levels during pregnancy, a new study suggests.

Comments (2)

Newsletter Sign-up - get updates in your inbox each week

More Newsletters

We need your input!

If you are a midwife or a health visitor, please could you help us in our research to better understand clinical practices around infant milk formulas by filling in this short survey

Many thanks from Grey Healthcare Group

Looking for a career change?

NEWNTjobslogo

We have current vacancies in neonatals and midwifery on Nursing Times Jobs!

Start your search here

Nursingtimes.net Archive

Thousands of articles to help you keep your nursing practice up to date

Start searching

Tips on searching


'Community nurses do have the power to save our NHS'

'Community nurses do have the power to save our NHS' Subscription Required

In advance of the Queen’s Nursing Institute’s annual conference, I have been reflecting on the collective power of community nurses to improve the health of our nation - and when I say “community nurses” I mean nurses across the whole range of specialties.

RSS feed for Favourites from the archive

Favourites from the archive

Termination of pregnancy: a review of psychological effects on women

Termination of pregnancy: a review of psychological effects on women Subscription Required

This study reviews the evidence on the psychological effects of induced abortion.

Call to tackle maternal blood infection risk

Call to tackle maternal blood infection risk

“Pregnant women and new mothers need closer attention for signs of potentially fatal sepsis, a study says,” reports BBC News.

newsletterpromo

Job of the week

St Cloud Care

Home Manager

£60,000 Per Annum + Benefits

Jobs

Lead Nurse

£18 per hour

Registered Nurse

£15 - 22 per hour

Registered Nurse

£15 - 22 per hour

Registered Nurse

£15 - 22 per hour