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Masks for maternity

London Metropolitan University staff have sewn and donated hundreds of face masks to maternity wards in London, where midwives, obstetricians and cleaners are lacking protective gear as a result of

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Tommy’s partners with Mindshare to launch Tommy’s Midwife Voice Skill ahead of schedule to help alleviate anxiety amid the COVID-19 crisis

The Skill, initially available on Google and Amazon smart phones and speakers, is able to answer a wide range of personal questions that can cause many pregnant women anxiety or

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NMC Covid-19 emergency register goes live with more than 7,000 former nurses and midwives ready to support health and social care services across the UK

More than 7,000 former nurses and midwives across all four countries of the UK are now on the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) Covid-19 temporary register and ready to support

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Anxious about the COVID-19 pandemic? New study shows stress can have lasting impacts on sperm and future offspring

Study identifies biological mechanism by which stress alters sperm and impacts brain development in the next generation Prolonged fear and anxiety brought on by major stressors, such as the coronavirus pandemic,

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Fujifilm partners with the NHS for the launch of Parliamentary Awards, celebrating ‘health and care heroes’ in the service

Fujifilm is proud to support the launch of the NHS Parliamentary Awards 2020 to celebrate and give national recognition to staff who go above and beyond the call of duty.

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Update in relation to nursing and midwifery students in all fields, who are not in the final six months of their programme

Further to the joint actions agreed last week, the NMC are now publishing information relating to nursing and midwifery students in all fields, who are not in the final six months of their

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Pregnancy-related COVID-19 guidance

The International Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ISUOG) has released interim guidance to medical professionals on management of COVID-19 in pregnancy. Joshua A. Copel, MD, professor and vice

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NCT switches to virtual antenatal courses in response to coronavirus

NCT, the UK’s largest charity for parents, has responded to the coronavirus crisis by moving its antenatal courses online. The charity is now running virtual classes for expectant mums and

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Joint nursing and midwifery leaders’ statements on expanding the health and care workforce in the COVID-19 pandemic

Nursing and midwifery leaders across the UK have set out clear actions in response to the recent announcement to make sure as many people with the right skills and knowledge can contribute to the

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Leaving your baby to ‘cry it out’ has no adverse effects on child development

Leaving an infant to ‘cry it out’ from birth up to 18 months does not adversely affect their behaviour development or attachment, researchers from the University of Warwick have found,