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
The Royal College of Midwives has described Sheila Kitzinger MBE, who died at the age of 86 over the weekend, as a midwifery “pioneer”.
Labour has said it will ensure every woman is guaranteed one-to-one care while giving birth, as it unveiled its election manifesto for health at the weekend.
A group of NHS hospitals in London are in discussions to use a new non-invasive prenatal test for Down’s Syndrome that has been proven to be more accurate than other forms of testing for the condition.
Lunar cycles do not influence the timing of births or hospital admissions, despite the presence of a full moon being a common refrain when things appear more hectic than usual, say US researchers.
Macrolides antibiotics, currently considered safe during pregnancy, may carry a small risk of neurological damage and so should be reviewed by regulators, according to UK researchers.
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