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  • Meningitis B vaccine for babies

    Neonatal services survey

      The charities “Picker Institute Europe” and “Bliss” have published the results of their neonatal su...

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  • Reduction in child heart surgery deaths

    A study in the journal “Open Heart”, which reviewed mortality rates for the 30 days post a heart operation, h...

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  • UK mortality rates for babies still unacceptable

    Delayed cord clamping

    RCM online has published a new blog on the topic of delayed cord clamping.  It outlines current guidelines and th...

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  • Natural childbirth advocate Sheila Kitzinger dies aged 86

    Sheila Kitzinger, author and anthropologist, has passed away at her family home after a short illness. Ms Kitzinge...

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  • Accurate blood pressure monitoring is crucial

    A review published in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG) has argued that accurate blood pressure monitorin...

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  • E Learning

    Inquiry into Royal Oldham Hospital baby death

    The Pennine Acute NHS Trust (PAT) has ordered an independent inquiry into the death of baby Thomas Beaty following...

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  • Research

    New Downs Syndrome test

    Great Ormond Street Hospital are trialling a new screening blood test for Downs Syndrome.  The test has been deve...

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  • Record numbers attend our Easter Egg Hunt

    Our Easter Egg Hunt took place at Bourne Valley garden centre, Addlestone, Surrey on Good Friday and was a huge s...

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  • Sands

    Sands responds to clinical incident report

    Sands, the UK charity leading research into and supporting families affected bty stillbirth and neonatal death, ha...

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  • Access to pregnancy care by migrant communities

    A new report published by Doctors of the World (DOTW) explored access to pregnancy care by migrant women who prese...

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  • Midwife News

    The Human Tissue Authority release new guidelines

    The guidelines state that professionals working with women who experience a pregnancy loss or termination should b...

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  • Meningitis B vaccine for babies

    Meningitis B vaccine for babies

    After a series of delays, the vaccine for Meningitis B is to be given to all babies over the age of two months in ...

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