It’s a misconception that NICE has recommended 1:8 as a minimum ratio, says Jane Ball
Every woman should have at least one registered midwife present during established labour to ensure a safe experience of birth, according to draft guidelines on staffing in maternity settings.
Patient Blood Management aims to reduce inappropriate transfusions and ensure they are only given where they are clinically indicated
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“Antibiotics: ‘national threat’ from steep rise in patients who are resistant to drugs,” The Daily Telegraph reports. The Mail Online reports that there were, “600 reported cases of drugs failing because of resistant bacteria last year”.