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Record numbers of registered nursing and midwifery professionals but potential stormy waters ahead, warns NMC

Around 18,000 more nurses, midwives and nursing associates – the largest ever annual increase – are now on the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) permanent register to work in the

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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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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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Improved access to Midwifery Units is urgently needed

A high number of pregnant women in England cannot access the maternity care most appropriate for them, according to a new study, which could be costing the NHS millions of

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NMC responds to Royal College of Midwives State of Maternity Services Report

Sue Killen, Interim Chief Executive and Registrar at the Nursing and Midwifery Council said: “Like many parts of the NHS, maternity services are under significant pressure. While our own data shows

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NMC sees increase in nurses and midwives joining the register from outside EU

Latest figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) show an 86 per cent increase in the number of nurses and midwives joining the UK workforce from outside the EU

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Research uncovers the effects of traumatic childbirth on midwives and obstetricians

Research uncovers the effects of traumatic childbirth on midwives and obstetricians When complications arise in the delivery room that lead to traumatic childbirth, clinicians providing care may feel upset and