Category list : Religion and ethics
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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.
Efforts to boost organ donation levels under a presumed consent system should focus on “feelings and emotions” rather than facts, according to UK researchers.
“This wasn’t a Magdalene Laundry, this was an NHS hospital with nurses in uniform,” reflects a former nurse and MP who is fighting for answers five decades after her baby was forcibly adopted.
Midwives must respect a woman’s decision not to breastfeed her baby, says the Royal College of Midwives in a new position statement on the hotly-debated topic.
Members of the Royal College of Nursing have “signalled support” for removing criminal sanctions from termination of pregnancy legislation, said the body in the wake of a consultation.
Leaders at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust have spoken out against the “unprecedented” level of abuse that nurses and doctors have endured over the tragic case of Alfie Evans.
A new documentary filmed on the paediatric intensive care unit at a children’s hospital is hoping to show the public the complex, but also caring, discussions that occur when clinicians are treating children with life-limiting conditions, according to a nurse involved in the programme.
The Royal College of Nursing is launching a UK-wide survey of its members on the principle of removing criminal sanctions from termination of pregnancy.
A publisher has been forced to apologise and pull a nursing textbook from sale, amid claims that some of its content was “racist”.
Midwives working in Northern Ireland need no longer fear prosecution for referring women for abortions elsewhere in the UK, it was confirmed today.