Nurses will be “empowered” to help change the culture around fertility treatment add-ons, the Royal College of Nursing has said following new recommendations on the way they are offered to patients seeking fertility services.
Many UK healthcare professionals still “panic” when they come across a case of female genital mutilation (FGM), according to a leading specialist midwife who has called for improvements to training and services.
An “online toolkit” has been launched by a charity to help secondary breast cancer nurses “develop and improve” the nursing service they offer to patients.
The new long-term plan for the NHS in England has promised to help an additional 24,000 women with perinatal mental health difficulties by 2023-24.
The oral medication gabapentin can increase sexual desire and satisfaction for women with chronic pain or discomfort around the vulva, according to US researchers.
A network of pelvic health and well-being co-ordinators is to be created across Wales, as part of the Welsh government’s response to the vaginal mesh and tape review.
Maternity services in Northern Ireland are under pressure, as births to older mothers continue to rise, a union report has warned.
A group of 12 nurses and a nursing assistant who have spent most of their careers working for Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust are among those honoured for their long service.
Health visitors have voiced fears of child tragedy as a result of increasing caseloads and high levels of stress, revealed a survey.
A national scheme to help maternity services in England deliver better care to mothers and their babies has shown positive results in its first year, according to those behind it.