Category list : Midwifery
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Encouraging pregnant women to take omega-3 supplements could be an “effective strategy” for preventing preterm birth, according to the authors of a review of research on the issue.
Two standalone midwifery units will close for births and postnatal beds in the community will be scrapped under major plans to revamp maternity services across Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire.
Heavy workloads and staffing issues are among factors contributing to baby deaths and brain injuries during childbirth, says a report that found nearly three quarters might have been prevented with different care.
Harnessing the full potential of nurses and midwives will be essential in ending health inequalities around the world, global leaders have urged.
The Royal College of Midwives has published a new tool to help maternity services assess the continuity of midwife care provided for expectant and new mums.
Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust has been named one of the best places in the world for nurses and midwives to work.
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has been placed in special measures to address serious safety issues including staffing shortages and concerns about the quality of maternity and urgent care.
The NHS across North West London is today launching a new mother and baby app, with the aim of providing women with a “personal guide for pregnancy, birth and beyond”.
A record high number of nurse and midwife training places will be funded in Scotland next academic year.
All NHS trusts should have a director of midwifery to avoid maternity services getting “lost” within nursing, according to the chief executive and general secretary of the Royal College of Midwives.